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aweather

[uh-weth-er]
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adverb, adjective Nautical.
  1. upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind (opposed to alee).
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Origin of aweather

First recorded in 1590–1600; a-1 + weather
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British Dictionary definitions for aweather

aweather

adverb, adjective (postpositive)
  1. nautical towards the weatherwith the helm aweather Compare alee
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