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lee


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lee  \Lee\,  a.  (Naut.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  part  or  side  opposite  to  that  against 
  which  the  wind  blows;  --  opposed  to  {weather};  as  the  lee 
  side  or  lee  rail  of  a  vessel. 
 
  {Lee  gauge}.  See  {Gauge},  n.  (Naut.) 
 
  {Lee  shore},  the  shore  on  the  lee  side  of  a  vessel. 
 
  {Lee  tide},  a  tide  running  in  the  same  direction  that  the 
  wind  blows. 
 
  {On  the  lee  beam},  directly  to  the  leeward;  in  a  line  at 
  right  angles  to  the  length  of  the  vessel  and  to  the 
  leeward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lee  \Lee\  (l[=e]),  v.  i., 
  To  lie;  to  speak  falsely.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lee  \Lee\,  n.;  pl  {Lees}  (l[=e]z).  [F.  lie,  perh.  fr  L.  levare 
  to  lift  up  raise.  Cf  {Lever}.] 
  That  which  settles  at  the  bottom,  as  of  a  cask  of  liquor 
  (esp.  wine);  sediment;  dregs;  --  used  now  only  in  the  plural. 
  [Lees  occurs  also  as  a  form  of  the  singular.]  ``The  lees  of 
  wine.''  --Holland. 
 
  A  thousand  demons  lurk  within  the  lee.  --Young. 
 
  The  wine  of  life  is  drawn,  and  the  mere  lees  Is  left 
  this  vault  to  brag  of  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lee  \Lee\,  n.  [OE.  lee  shelter,  Icel.  hl[=e],  akin  to  AS 
  hle['o],  hle['o]w,  shelter,  protection,  OS  hl[`e]o,  D.  lij 
  lee,  Sw  l["a],  Dan.  l[ae].] 
  1.  A  sheltered  place  esp.,  a  place  protected  from  the  wind 
  by  some  object;  the  side  sheltered  from  the  wind;  shelter; 
  protection;  as  the  lee  of  a  mountain,  an  island,  or  a 
  ship. 
 
  We  lurked  under  lee.  --Morte 
  d'Arthure. 
 
  Desiring  me  to  take  shelter  in  his  lee.  --Tyndall. 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  That  part  of  the  hemisphere,  as  one  stands  on 
  shipboard,  toward  which  the  wind  blows.  See  {Lee},  a. 
 
  {By  the  lee},  {To  bring  by  the  lee}.  See  under  {By},  and 
  {Bring}. 
 
  {Under  the  lee  of},  on  that  side  which  is  sheltered  from  the 
  wind;  as  to  be  under  the  lee  of  a  ship. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lee 
  adj  :  towards  the  side  away  from  the  wind  [syn:  {downwind},  {lee(a)}] 
  n  1:  American  general  who  led  the  Confederate  armies  in  the 
  American  Civil  War  (1807-1870)  [syn:  {Lee},  {Robert  E 
  Lee},  {Robert  Edward  Lee}] 
  2:  the  side  of  something  that  is  sheltered  from  the  wind  [syn: 
  {lee  side},  {leeward}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Lee,  FL  (town,  FIPS  39850) 
  Location:  30.41832  N,  83.30184  W 
  Population  (1990):  306  (132  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  32059 
  Lee,  IL  (village,  FIPS  42587) 
  Location:  41.79402  N,  88.94015  W 
  Population  (1990):  319  (116  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  60530 
  Lee,  MA  (CDP,  FIPS  34620) 
  Location:  42.30716  N,  73.25153  W 
  Population  (1990):  2020  (879  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  01238 
  Lee,  ME 
  Zip  code(s):  04455 
  Lee,  NH 
  Zip  code(s):  03824 




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