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alee

[ uh-lee ]
/ əˈli /
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adverb, adjective Nautical.

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

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Origin of alee

1350–1400; Middle English. See a-1, lee
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alee
/ (əˈliː) /

adverb, adjective (postpositive)

nautical on or towards the leewith the helm alee Compare aweather
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