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Definition of Lee


  1. To lie; to speak falsely.
  2. That which settles at the bottom, as of a cask of liquor (esp. wine); sediment; dregs; -- used now only in the plural.
  3. A sheltered place; esp., a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection; as, the lee of a mountain, an island, or a ship.
  4. That part of the hemisphere, as one stands on shipboard, toward which the wind blows. See Lee, a.
  5. Of or pertaining to the part or side opposite to that against which the wind blows; -- opposed to weather; as, the lee side or lee rail of a vessel.
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Lee Translations

lee in German is Schutz
lee in Norwegian is le