lee side


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Noun1.lee side - the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
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I was on the lee side of the forecastle, and the main- sail, which was still drawing, concealed from me a certain portion of the after-deck.
Several men picked up the hatch-cover with its ghastly freight, carried it to the lee side, and rested it on the boats, the feet pointing overboard.
I saw him shift along for a couple of inches, and I was just about to order him back--the words were trembling on the tip of my tongue--when I was struck with great force by a heavy figure that had leaped through the air upon me from the lee side.
There were the legs of the two gentlemen and the skirts of her aunt visible (and stationary) on the lee side of the deck.
His favorite stunt, when he isn't collecting rattlesnakes, is to wait for a forty-mile-an-hour breeze, and then get up and walk on the parapet of a skyscraper--on the lee side, mind you, so that if he blows off there's nothing to fetch him up but the street.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Placing Of Boulders In The Cavities On Lee Side Of Breakwater At Rangat Bay.
As long as the wind doesn't turn southerly, lee side shorelines from the Cape Sable area to Middle Cape can turn very productive for snook and reds.