south·​er | \ ˈsau̇t͟hə(r) \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of souther

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to turn, veer, or shift to the south used chiefly of the wind

souther

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of souther (Entry 2 of 2)

: a southerly wind the anchorage offers pretty fair protection from anything except a souther

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First Known Use of souther

Intransitive verb

1615, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for souther

Intransitive verb

south entry 1 + -er (as in batter entry 1)

Noun

south entry 1 + -er, noun suffix

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The first known use of souther was in 1615

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“Souther.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/souther. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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