Leeward



[lee-werd; Nautical loo-erd] /ˈli wərd; Nautical ˈlu ərd/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, situated in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows (opposed to ).
noun
2.
the side; the point or quarter toward which the wind blows.
adverb
3.
toward the .
/ˈliːwəd; nautical ˈluːəd/
adjective
1.
of, in, or moving to the quarter towards which the wind blows
noun
2.
the point or quarter towards which the wind blows
3.
the side towards the lee
adverb
4.
towards the lee
adj.

1660s, “situated away from the wind,” on the opposite of the weather side of the ship; from lee + -ward.

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