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Alee



upon or toward the lee side of a vessel; away from the wind (opposed to ).
Historical Examples

And upon this, ‘alee Noor-ed-Deen landed with his slave-girl, and gave the master five pieces of gold.
The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I. Anonymous

“alee samee, Sherm did the business, Carol,” retorted Ernest.
Chicken Little Jane Lily Munsell Ritchie

alee, the guide, was at my right side settling my lumbering foot in my stirrup.
The Blind Mother and The Last Confession Hall Caine

A shot followed; neither alee nor my black horse did I ever see more.
Saved from the Sea W.H.G. Kingston

The men put spurs to their mules, alee gave the lash to my horse, and we started.
The Blind Mother and The Last Confession Hall Caine

alee threw himself upon my horse, while I gave Bu Saef the rein.
Saved from the Sea W.H.G. Kingston

Perhaps Larby himself had seen me, or perhaps my own guide, alee, had betrayed me to his friend and “brother.”
The Blind Mother and The Last Confession Hall Caine

During Mohammad ‘alee’s rule, all traces of the state and circumstance of the Memlook court gradually passed away.
The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I. Anonymous

adverb, adjective (postpositive)
(nautical) on or towards the lee: with the helm alee Compare aweather

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