Definition of 'leeward'
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`If they are to leeward like they should be, those are the two navy ships there and there. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)The waves great foam-streaked monsters so big that the full power approach up the leeward side was a climb that seemed to take for ever. LET NOT THE DEEP (2002)When they heard the Cages bell, not to leeward where it should have been but off the port bow, the helmsman panicked. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
The ship to windward would back her main yards and the one to leeward her foreyards for close maneuvering. THE SHIPPING NEWS (2002)
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