Leeboard



[lee-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈliˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/

noun, Nautical.
1.
either of two broad, flat objects attached to the sides of a sailing ship amidships, the one on the side being lowered into the water to prevent the ship from making leeway.
/ˈliːˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
(nautical) one of a pair of large adjustable paddle-like boards that may be lowered along the lee side to reduce sideways drift or leeway

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