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Meaning of withershins

with•er•shins

Pronunciation: (wi'ur-shinz"), [key]
— adv. Chiefly Scot.
  1. in a direction contrary to the natural one, esp. contrary to the apparent course of the sun or counterclockwise: considered as unlucky or causing disaster.
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