leeward

[ lee-werd; Nautical loo-erd ]SEE DEFINITION OF leeward

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The gale must have set us a long way to leeward, as we did not get in for a fortnight.

They were a good way off, and but a little to leeward, as the ship headed.

Then I heard the crash of the foremast as it went down to leeward.

With the sea over one bow you must paddle on the leeward side.

Oswald Bareth was the first who clambered up from to leeward.

Not only this, but she will also drift to leeward when beating to windward.

They should have left the island to leeward, heading into the Caribbean and away from the archipelago.

But he was too near, and the other ship fell off and was swept to leeward too rapidly.

"Look you, Captain Morgan," cried Hornigold, pointing to leeward.

It took some hours to be out of it to the leeward of the island.