: on or toward the lee compare aweather

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alee was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Alee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alee. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition


adverb or adjective
: on or toward the lee
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