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West, 1) the region where the sun sets; with the article: Sonn 132, 8. H4A I, 3, 195. H4B Ind. H4A I, 3, 195 Rom. III, 2, 3. Mcb. III, 3, 5. Oth. IV, 2, 144. “throned by the w.” Mids. II, 1, 158. “from the w.” John II, 409. “in the w.” Ven. 530. Sonn. 73, 6. Err. I, 2, 7. R2 II, 4, 21. R3 IV, 4, 486. Cymb. V, 5, 476. Without the article: “by east, w., north and south,” LLL V, 2, 566. “by east and w.” John II, 381. “from east, w., north and south,” Wint. I, 2, 203. “from east to w.” Troil. II, 3, 274. “from south to w.” Cymb. V, 5, 471. “whether for east or w.” Cor. I, 2, 10. “stealing unseen to w.” Sonn. 33, 8. Prepositions omitted: “w. of this place,” As IV, 3, 79. “there lies your way, due w.” Tw. III, 1, 145. “w. of this forest,” H4B IV, 1, 19. “they take their courses east, w., north, south,” IV, 2, 104. Cor. II, 3, 24. “east and w.” Hml. I, 4, 17. Adjectively: “the w. end of the wood,” Gent. V, 3, 9. “my East and W. Indies,” Wiv. I, 3, 79. “the w. corner,” LLL I, 1, 249.
2) the countries lying in that region: “that utmost corner of the w.,” John II, 29. “all the wealthy kingdoms of the w.” H6B I, 1, 154. “to this part of the w.” Cymb. IV, 2, 349.
3) a westerly wind: “a south w. blow on ye,” Tp. I, 2, 323. Per. IV, 1, 51. “I am but mad north north w.” Hml. II, 2, 396.
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