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lees

noun
plural of lee

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the part or half of something that is sheltered from the wind
  • the lee of the ship
  • on the lee side of the mountain

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The first known use of lees was in the 14th century

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leery

lees

leeward

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“Lees.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lees. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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