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lee



Pronunciation: (lē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 245 [key]
n.
1. protective shelter: The lee of the rock gave us some protection against the storm.
2. the side or part that is sheltered or turned away from the wind: We erected our huts under the lee of the mountain.
3. Chiefly Naut.the quarter or region toward which the wind blows.
4. by the lee, Naut.accidentally against what should be the lee side of a sail: Careless steering brought the wind by the lee.
5. under the lee, Naut.to leeward.

adj.
pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the lee.

lee



Pronunciation: (lē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 299 [key]
n.
Usually, lees. the insoluble matter that settles from a liquid, esp. from wine; sediment; dregs.

Lee



Pronunciation: (lē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 318 [key]
n.
1. Ann, 1736–84, British mystic: founder of Shaker sect in U.S.
2. Charles, 1731–82, American Revolutionary general, born in England.
3. Doris Em•rick Pronunciation: (em'rik), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 357 [key] born 1905, U.S. painter.
4. Fitz•hugh Pronunciation: (fits'hyOO" or, often, -yOO"; fits-hyOO' or, often, -yOO'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 385 [key] 1835–1905, U.S. general and statesman (grandson of Henry Lee; nephew of Robert E. Lee).
5. Francis Light•foot Pronunciation: (līt'foot"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 401 [key] 1734–97, American Revolutionary statesman (brother of Richard H. Lee).
6. Gypsy Rose (Rose Louise Hovick), 1914–70, U.S. entertainer.
7. Harper, born 1926, U.S. novelist.
8. Henry (“Light-Horse Harry”), 1756–1818, American Revolutionary general (father of Robert E. Lee).
9. Kuan Yew Pronunciation: (kwän yOO), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 456 [key] born 1923, Singapore political leader: prime minister since 1959.
10. Man•fred Bennington Pronunciation: (man'frid), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 472 [key] (“Ellery Queen”), 1905–71, U.S. mystery writer, in collaboration with Frederic Dannay.
11. Richard Henry, 1732–94, American Revolutionary statesman (brother of Francis L. Lee).
12. Robert E(dward), 1807–70, U.S. soldier and educator: Confederate general in the American Civil War (son of Henry Lee).
13. Sir Sidney, 1859–1926, English biographer and critic.
14. Tsung-Dao Pronunciation: (dzoong'dou'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 523 [key] born 1926, Chinese physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1957.
15. a town in W Massachusetts: resort. 6247.
16. a male or female given name.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lee.html on line 563 lee (Thesaurus)

 

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