lee-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: location sheltered from the wind

Commentary: LEE[+location][+sheltered][+from_wind]

The campers pitched their tent in the lee of a boulder.
We should anchor the boat on the lee of the island.
(Note: the lee of the island is different from a 'leeward shore' which is -not- sheltered from the wind; it's a dangerous shore the boat can be blown against)

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1