OTHER WORDS FROM leewardlee·ward·ly, adverb
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The trees slow the velocity of the snow, which settles on the leeward side of the trunks, forming drifts 20 feet deep.
More recent storms buried that weak layer with feet of wind-deposited snow, and the conditions formed a huge slab on a leeward-facing slope above the trail.How Could a Trail Fit for a Toddler Be the Site of a Deadly Disaster?|Fred Dreier|January 21, 2022|Outside Online
In due course, these penguins also depart for the leeward side.
In fact, several characters look to shed their skin, to remake themselves, to find a leeward point from which to leap.‘Mad Men’ Season 6 Review: Triumphant, Lyrical, and Way Existential|Jace Lacob|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The Dick being a little to leeward of our track, had four fathoms; but the least we had was five and three-quarters.
At this point he lost his balance, and went rolling to leeward like an empty cask.
The boat drove quite two miles to leeward before the tug got hold of her again.
After boring for ten hours in the worst of the tremendous sea, he saw a vessel to leeward of him, flying signals of distress.The Chequers|James Runciman