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lee shore

noun
1.
a shore toward which the wind blows.
Idioms
2.
on a lee shore, in difficulty or danger.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80
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  • The ship of state on a lee shore, experienced hands.
  • We were on a lee shore, drifting fast and in a pretty tight place.

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