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lee shore definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1580 a shore lying off a ship's leeward side and constituting a severe danger in storm

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Lee Lee, a. (Naut.) Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against which the wind blows; -- opposed to weather; as, the lee side or lee rail of a vessel. Lee gauge. See Gauge, n. (Naut.) Lee shore, the shore on the lee side of a vessel. Lee tide, a tide running in the same direction that the wind blows. On the lee beam, directly to the leeward; in a line at right angles to the length of the vessel and to the leeward.



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