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lee

 
pronunciation:
li
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: the side that faces away from the wind.
We were told to go to the lee of the ship during the storm.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, relating to, on, or toward the side that is protected from the wind.
They stood on the lee side of the mountain to protect themselves from the heavy wind.