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Sense: 1
Origin: Old English hleo
Sense: 2
Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: lie, from Medieval Latin lia

lee

noun
     
lee
1

in/under the lee of something

next to something, and protected from the wind by that thing:
We sat in the lee of a tall hedge.
2

the lees

technicalDFD the thick substance that collects at the bottom of a bottle of wine

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