east by south

noun phrase

: a compass point that is one point south of due east : S78°45′E
east by south adverb phrase

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of east by south was in the 14th century

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“East by south.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/east%20by%20south. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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