South

south

lying toward the south; situated at the south, or in a southern direction from the point of observation or reckoning; proceeding toward the south, or coming from the south; blowing from the south; southern; as, the south pole. At the south entry.

(Science: botany) South-sea tea See yaupon.

1. To turn or move toward the south; to veer toward the south.

2. (Science: astronomy) To come to the meridian; to cross the north and south line; said chiefly of the moon; as, the moon souths at nine.

Origin: Southed; Southing.

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