alee

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Alee \A*lee"\, adverb [Pref. a- + lee.] (Naut.) On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.

{Hard alee}, or {Luff alee}, an order to put the helm to the lee side.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

alee

adverb

1: on or toward the lee; "put the helm alee"


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