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easterlyPart of speech: Adjective Usage examples "easterly":
- It is treacherous, for the sun is hot, and the wind, which is at this time of the year frequently easterly, is keen and cutting I should far prefer " to shorten" a child in the winter than in the early spring. - "Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children", Pye Henry Chavasse.
- Article 1. The Territory of the South African Republic will embrace the land lying between the following boundaries, to wit:- Beginning from the point where the north- eastern boundary line of Griqualand meets the Vaal River, up the course of the Vaal River to the point of junction with it of the Klip River; thence up the course of the Klip River to the point of junction with it of the stream called Gansvlei; thence up the Gansvlei stream to its source in the Drakensberg; thence to a beacon in the boundary of Natal, situated immediately opposite and close to the source of the Gansvlei stream; thence in a north- easterly direction along the ridge of the Drakensberg, dividing the waters flowing into the Gansvlei stream from the waters flowing into the sources of the Buffalo, to a beacon on a point where this mountain ceases to be a continuous chain; thence to a beacon on a plain to the north- east of the last described beacon; thence to the nearest source of a small stream called " Division Stream"; thence down this division stream, which forms the southern boundary of the farm Sandfontein, the property of Messrs. - "A Century of Wrong", F. W. Reitz.
- It was bitterly cold at the time and a strong easterly wind was blowing. - "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War", Ben Viljoen.