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Definition of lee noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[singular] the side or part of something that provides shelter from the wind We built the house on the lee (side) of the hill. compare leeward, windward
  2. 2lees [plural] the substance that is left at the bottom of a bottle of wine, a container of beer, etc. synonym dregs
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