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But Lee was of opinion it would lead them too far from Gen. Greene.

A part of the time, our lee lower yard-arms were nearly in the water.

Sing Lee had been a silent listener to this strange conversation.

Lee, with his invincible legions, was still sweeping northward.

Now the little shop had been far distanced by the competition of Sothern and Lee.

Here is the partition at my ear down in the deep on the lee side.

General Lee was encouraged to assume the offensive, and to invade Pennsylvania.

Lee Gorman looked at the intercom on his desk as though it had snapped at him.

After Joshua had left, Lee Gorman pondered one of those last words.

Alone in his office, Lee Gorman strode angrily to the buffet.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English hleo "shelter, cover, defense, protection," from Proto-Germanic *khlewaz (cf. Old Norse hle, Danish , Old Saxon hleo, Dutch lij "lee, shelter"). No known cognates outside Germanic; original sense uncertain and might have been "warm" (cf. German lau "tepid," Old Norse hly "shelter, warmth"), which might link it to PIE *kele- (1) "warm." As an adjective, 1510s, from the noun.

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