|a.||1.||(Naut.) Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the part or side toward which the wind blows; - opposed to |
|Noun||1.||leeward - the direction in which the wind is blowing|
windward - the direction from which the wind is coming
|2.||leeward - the side of something that is sheltered from the wind|
|Adj.||1.||leeward - on the side away from the wind; "on the leeward side of the island"|
windward - on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
|Adv.||1.||leeward - toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward"|