south by east
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the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between due south and south-southeast; 11°15′ east of due south
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noun Abbr. SbEThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due south and south-southeast, or 168°45: east of due north.adverb & adj.
Toward or from south by east.