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sou'wester

[sau̇′wes·tər]
(meteorology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It pictured a hearty old sailor in a yellow sou'wester and black hip boots dashing through a roaring gale.
A visit to the offbeat Sou'wester Lodge, a 40s holiday home now reclaimed as a funky hostel, brought the unexpected thrill of a house gig by Portland band Love Gigantic for a small audience of overnight guests.
I came across a bright yellow sou'wester which I put on, and then popped my head up over the edge of the bed while pulling a silly face, resulting in gales of laughter and tears from all three of us."
On swinging the body towards him he discovered it was a stuffed effigy, complete with Wellington boots and sou'wester.
Reprinted in The Sou'wester Pacific Country Historical Society and Museum.
Her stories have been published in Confrontation, The Literary Review, The Missouri Review, Passages North, Pembroke Magazine, Phoebe, River Styx, Sou'Wester, and many others.
Recent work has appeared in numerous journals, including Ploughshares, Sou'wester, and Spillway, where she is the review and essays editor.
Compared to the men's risque calendar pictures, which weren't banned, their photos were as provocative as Susan Boyle in a sou'wester.
A man in a yellow sou'wester hat was peering through her window, one hand pressed white against the wet glass and his wide face blurred by rain droplets.
At that moment, my wife stormed through the front door and threw her sou'wester on the floor, "Just been flashed by a speed camera," she scowled, "and I was only doing 30 knots."
That would be like revisingfor an exam you weren't taking, or walking down the street wearing a sou'wester and Wellington boots and carrying an umbrella, and, if asked if you were expecting rain, saying: "No, I am not expecting rain, so I have prepared for it."
His poetry has been published in several literary journals, includingRosebud, The North American Review, Sou'wester, Spoon River Poetry Review, Willow Review, The Atlanta Review and Ashville Poetry Review (best of 1994-2004).