leeward[lē′wərd′; naut. lo̵̅o̅′ərd]
leeward definition by Webster's New World
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- 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
leeward definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adverb & adj.
On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing.noun
The lee side or quarter.