It will be remembered that the building does not face the cardinal points of the compass.
And these were set with consummate accuracy at the cardinal points.
From the Anglo-Saxon, y'st. One of the cardinal points of the compass.
They have no compasses, but the means by which they discover the cardinal points is curious.
We are told they face the cardinal points, and consist of fallen and erect walls.
The cardinal points are in the same order as in the mensicus, viz.
In general the number is four, and then they correspond to the cardinal points.
The house is a perfect square, turned to the four cardinal points.
The pyramid is square, and stands to the four cardinal points.
They all have their sides accurately adapted to the four cardinal points.