On the lee beam
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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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. [1913 Webster] {Lee gauge}. See {Gauge}, n. (Naut.) {Lee shore}, the shore on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lee gauge — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lee gauge}. See {Gauge}, n. (Naut.) {Lee shore}, the shore on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lee shore — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lee gauge}. See {Gauge}, n. (Naut.) {Lee shore}, the shore on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lee tide — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lee gauge}. See {Gauge}, n. (Naut.) {Lee shore}, the shore on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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