A shore lying on the leeward side of a ship (and on to which a ship could be blown in foul weather).
More example sentences
- The area can be quite windy at times in summer, but there is rarely a time when a lee shore is not available.
- In fact, it now became necessary to think about how to make a landing on this lee shore without having the entire survival effort end in disaster.
- Keeping close to the lee shore with John watching out for rocks, we slowly made our way back to base.
Definition of lee shore in:
- The US English dictionary