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See also: wester-
- Rhymes: -ɛstə(ɹ)
wester (plural westers)
- To move towards the west
1927, H. P. Lovecraft, The Very Old Folk:
- The hills rose scarlet and gold to the north of the little town, and the westering sun shone ruddily and mystically on the crude new stone and plaster buildings of the dusty forum and the wooden walls of the circus some distance to the east.
- 1936, Alfred Edward Housman, More Poems, XI, line 1-2
- The rainy Pleiads wester,
- Orion plunges prone,
- Used especially of heavenly bodies.