West \West\, v. i. [1913 Webster] 1. To pass to the west; to set, as the sun. [Obs.] ``The hot sun gan to west.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn or move toward the west; to veer from the north or south toward the west. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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