as in downwind
being in the direction that the wind is blowing we moved to the leeward side of the ship so that we wouldn't have the wind in our faces

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“Leeward.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leeward. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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