alee

Alee \A*lee"\, adv. [Pref. a- + lee.] (Naut.) On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side. [1913 Webster] {Hard alee}, or {Luff alee}, an order to put the helm to the lee side. [1913 Webster]