Definition of Lee

  • (v. i.) To lie; to speak falsely.
  • (n.) That which settles at the bottom, as of a cask of liquor (esp. wine); sediment; dregs; -- used now only in the plural.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) That part of the hemisphere, as one stands on shipboard, toward which the wind blows. See Lee, a.
  • (a.) 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.

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