: a shore lying off a ship's leeward side and constituting a severe danger in storm
Examples of lee shore in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe Constitution was on a lee shore; neither the sun nor the stars could be seen for many days, and the roar of the breakers sounded in the ears of all men.
Henry W. (henry Washington) Hilliard, Harper's magazine, 16 Sep. 2019
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