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leeway


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leeway  \Lee"way`\  (l[=e]"w[=a]`),  n.  (Naut.) 
  The  lateral  movement  of  a  ship  to  the  leeward  of  her  course; 
  drift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leeway 
  n  :  a  permissible  difference  [syn:  {allowance},  {margin},  {tolerance}] 




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