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lee•ward



Pronunciation: (lē'wurd; Naut.lOO'urd), [key]
adj.
pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows (opposed to windward).

n.
the lee side; the point or quarter toward which the wind blows.

adv.
toward the lee.

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

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