A ship is said to be on a lee-shore, when she is near it, with the wind blowing right on to it.
This made England a lee-shore, and I began to be as glad to get off it, as I had lately been to hug it.
This stranger must be either disabled or ignorant of the coast, or she would never drive in thus towards a lee-shore like ours.
Oh, never fear the lee-shore—Ill pilot you in safety; besides, the lights will direct us.
Hows'ever it needs a good seaman to choose his lee-shore well, no doubt.'
In passing through the Bay of Gibraltar, he met with very bad weather under a lee-shore.
But a lee-shore is a dangerous place in a stormy night, added Clark.
As the wind chopped round and he found himself on a lee-shore he did not stay there, but sailed again before night.
Hal exclaimed with a gasp, feeling as if he were stranded on the lee-shore.
The Weser estuary was on my starboard hand, but the whole place was a lee-shore and a mass of unknown banks—just look at them.