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A-weather

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The reverse of a-lee. “A-weather” is towards the weather, or the side on which the wind strikes. “A-lee” is in the lee or shelter, and therefore opposite to the wind side; as helm a-weather.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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