• WordNet 3.6
    • n souther a wind from the south
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Souther A strong wind, gale, or storm from the south.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n souther A wind, gale, or storm from the south.
    • souther To turn or veer toward the south: said of the wind or a vane.
    • n souther A Scotch form of solder.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Souther (sowth′-) a wind from the south
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. súth; Ger. süd, Ice. sudhr.


In literature:

The chamber extended in a southerly direction, and narrowed at the extreme opposite end.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
This was the first and most southerly of the three lines constructed on the Heights.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
But they did not seem inclined to oblige him, but kept heading off in a more southerly direction.
"The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade" by Edward Lord Gleichen
First, it is the most southerly part of the kingdom.
"A Tour in Ireland 1776-1779" by Arthur Young
The tents, cooking utensils, and other camp furniture, were landed and conveyed to the high ground in the southerly portion of the island.
"Breaking Away" by Oliver Optic
Afterward these two rode southerly, in the direction of Castile.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
The first, most southerly, was 300 m. broad, 150 m. long, and of a triangular shape.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
At Newton Abbot the river reaches its most southerly point and again turns east.
"Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts" by Rosalind Northcote
The breeze was light and southerly, so at first we rowed, and the cheery dark faces of the crew beamed and sweated.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
At four in the afternoon we took a southerly direction.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard

In poetry:

Yearning in the moon-lift
Surge the seas;
Southering, the sun-lured
Gray goose flees:
Eager with the same urge,
You and these!
"Lullaby" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
Now, from the outland peaks,
The ghostly snows crawl downward on the blue;
Gone forth anew,
For huger suns the southering autumn seeks.
"The End of Autumn" by Clark Ashton Smith
Bid the last fruits to be full;
give them another two more southerly days,
press them to ripeness, and chase
the last sweetness into the heavy wine.
"Autumn Day" by Rainer Maria Rilke
"Arise! tho' the moon hangs high above,
The sun will soon usher in the day,
And the southerly wind that sportsmen love
is blowing across St. Louis Bay."
"Autumn Days" by William Henry Drummond
For blooming Chia, Cupid has a feeling more than brotherly;
He knows a handsaw from a hawk whenever winds are southerly.
He pats her pretty cheeks, but looks on you as a monstrosity;
Your wrinkles and your yellow teeth excite his animosity.
"An Appeal To Lyce" by Roswell Martin Field

In news:

Diane Souther, Apple Hill Farms.
Diane Souther, Apple Hill Farm.
CIT Group opened a new location in souther Illinois in Troy, 19 miles east of St Louis.
Five months ago, film reviewers Ken Hanke and Justin Souther decided it was time to take a break from podcasting.
As the ice goes out on the rivers, and spring hints on southerly breezes, the great blue heron returns to lakeshores, marshes and tributaries.
Souther will be featured on "Roadtunes Sessions," Tuesday, March 17th, at 11 am.
Souther Stumbles Into His Role in 'Nashville'.
Souther isn't your typical thespian.
Lucile Souther 's Coconut Bonbons.
JD Souther returns to the studio and stage after 24 years.
Customer Service, Souther Style: Part 1.
Drew Danburry & Southerly .
The strong southerly winds will increase Whitley County temperatures to around 70 degrees Sunday afternoon.
Pictured from left is Fire Chief Carlton Cole, Captain Randy Cox, Battalion Chief Al Davis, Battalion Chief J J. Southers, and Village Manager Andy Wilkison.
Showers and thunderstorms can be expected to form by Wednesday as the upper trough shown (map) and a cold front interact with deepening moisture from southerly surface flow.

In science:

Figure 4 depicts as contours the radio synchrotron emission (the radio counter-jet is the most southerly of the radio emission, other than the East hotspot) while the relic X-ray counterjet is seen just to the north of this.
Radio-loud and radio-quiet quasars: one population, different epochs of observation
Additionally, by virtue of its extreme southerly latitude as well as its similar longitude, PILOT is uniquely placed to rapidly follow-up any ASKAP transient event in a range of wavelengths (from the visible to the midinfrared).
The Science Case for PILOT I: Summary and Overview
For instance, for the most southerly and westerly of the four points, the mean track derived from the 1000km length-scale lies to the right of the mean track derived from the shorter length-scales.
Statistical modelling of tropical cyclone tracks: a semi-parametric model for the mean trajectory
The full souther n Auger array will contain 1600 water Cherenkov detectors spread over 3000 km2 , and currently more than half of the array is in operation .
Performance of the Fluorescence Detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory