Meaning of down-easter

down-east•er

Pronunciation: (doun"ē'stur), [key]
— n.
  1. a full-rigged ship built in New England in the late 19th century, usually of wood and relatively fast.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Maine.
  3. a native or inhabitant of New England.
  4. a native or resident of the Maritime Provinces.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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