Examples from the Web for leeward
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
I being to leeward of the ship, his voice reached me; but I did not expect to make any one hear on board.Peter the Whaler|W.H.G. Kingston
On the weather or lee beam is in a direction to windward or leeward at right angles with the keel.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
While we were loading our guns, to give her a second dose, she put up her helm, and endeavoured to join her consorts to leeward.The Loss of the Royal George|W.H.G. Kingston
The ship was rapidly drifting down to leeward, and I knew that if not soon discovered I was lost, so I shouted again.
They broke in at the bow where Bernt sat, and flowed out to leeward near the stern.The Visionary|Jonas Lie