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How to Pronounce lee?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lee" is [lˈiː], [lˈiː], [l_ˈiː].

Definition of lee

  1. The quarter toward which the wind blows; part defended from the wind. Under the lee of defended from the wind. Lee-board, a frame of plank affixed to the side of a flat-bottomed vessel, to prevent it from falling to leeward when close-hauled. Lee-gage, a greater distance from the point whence the wind blows, than another vessel has. Lee-lurch, a sudden and violent roll of a ship to leeward in a high sea. Lee-shore. the shore under the lee of a ship, or that toward which the wind blows. Lee-side, the side of a vessel furthest from the point whence the wind blows. Lee-tide, a tide running in the same direction that the wind blows. A tide under the lee, a stream in an opposite direction to the wind.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adjective for lee?

The adjective form of the word "lee" is "leeward".

Usage over time for lee:

This graph shows how "lee" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of lee?

The plural of the "lee" can be the "lees".

What is the singular form of lee?

The singular of the "lee" can be the "lee".

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