oost

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch oost, from Old Dutch ōst, from Proto-Germanic *austrą. Compare German Ost, English and West Frisian east, Norwegian aust.

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Adverb[edit]

oost

  1. (only in compounds) east
    Oost-Berlijn — East Berlin
  2. eastwards

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noordwest noord noordoost
west Compass rose simple plain.svg oost
zuidwest zuid zuidoost

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French oste

Noun[edit]

oost

  1. host, army (clarification of this Middle English definition is being sought)

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