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 (“side away from the wind") +"Ž -ward (“direction")