What does alee mean?

alee meaning in General Dictionary

On or toward the lee and/or side away from the wind the exact opposite of aweather The helm of a ship is alee whenever pressed close to the lee part

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  • on or toward the lee
  • On or toward the lee, or even the part out of the wind; the reverse of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee whenever pushed close to the lee part.

alee meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) On or toward the lee, or perhaps the part from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee whenever pressed close to the lee part.