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Definitions of LEE
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soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
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American Revolutionary leader who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American colonies (1732-1794)
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The quarter toward which the wind blows; part defended from the wind. Under the lee of defended from the wind. Lee-board, a frame of plank affixed to the side of a flat-bottomed vessel, to prevent it from falling to leeward when close-hauled. Lee-gage, a greater distance from the point whence the wind blows, than another vessel has. Lee-lurch, a sudden and violent roll of a ship to leeward in a high sea. Lee-shore. the shore under the lee of a ship, or that toward which the wind blows. Lee-side, the side of a vessel furthest from the point whence the wind blows. Lee-tide, a tide running in the same direction that the wind blows. A tide under the lee, a stream in an opposite direction to the wind.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A calm or sheltered place; a place defended from the wind; under the lee, on the side which is sheltered from the wind; protected from the wind; lee shore, the shore not exposed to the wind-said by persons on the land; the shore or land to the leeward of a ship, that is, the land next the lee side-said by sailors on board a ship.
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