nor'wester - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    an oilskin jacket

    He is wearing a nor'wester.

    Submitted by Sarah from Australia on 20/07/2016
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    short for northwester (a wind blowing from the north west)

    A strong nor'wester was blowing.

    Submitted by Sarah from Australia on 20/07/2016