leeward[lē′wərd′; naut. lo̵̅o̅′ərd]
- in the direction toward which the wind blows
- on the lee side
the side or direction away from the wind
toward the lee; away from the wind
On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing.
The lee side or quarter.
(comparative more leeward, superlative most leeward)
lee (â€œside away from the windâ€) +â€Ž -ward (â€œdirectionâ€)