lee

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the side sheltered from the wind.

Part of speech: noun

The direction opposite that from which the wind comes; the side sheltered, or that gives shelter, from wind.

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Usage examples "lee":

  1. I remember that, after the war, I went down to see General Robert E. Lee, that magnificent Christian gentleman of whom both North and South are now proud as one of our great Americans. - "Acres of Diamonds", Russell H. Conwell.
  2. He said, " Sir, I am General Lee." - "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
  3. I should, if it wasn't for that Lee fellow. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.