Usage examples for alee

  1. But he attempted the manoeuvre too soon, and perceiving that the two ships would be brought together if he persisted in his course, he put his helm alee bringing the two vessels in a line; and the Serapis having lost her headway by this evolution, the Richard ran into her weather quarter. – Paul Jones by Hutchins Hapgood
  2. Working in a frenzy of haste, Kirkwood jammed the tiller hard alee bringing the cat about, and, trimming the mainsheet as best he might, found himself racing under the brigantine's leeward quarter,- water pouring in generously over the cat's. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. " Alee same bletter stay sleep him off," advised Foo Sen. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  4. My first order " Hard alee – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  5. At least a dozen times he heard Jarrow bawling to " Go about," and Peth's voice from the bows yelling " Hard alee and the jibs being handled to the accompaniment of shivering sails and the lurch of the schooner as she stood on a new board. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  6. " Alee samee, Sherm did the business, Carol," retorted Ernest. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie