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aweather

[ uh-weth-er ]

adverb

, Nautical.
  1. upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind ( alee ).


aweather

/ əˈwɛðə /

adverb

  1. nautical towards the weather Compare alee

    with the helm aweather



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Word History and Origins

Origin of aweather1

First recorded in 1590–1600; a- 1 + weather
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Example Sentences

Close-hauled they tacked aweather, guided by the sound of combat, which grew in volume and definition as they approached it.

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