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windward
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • We got the starboard tacks aboard, we cast off our weather-braces and lifts; we set in the lee-braces, and hauled forward by the weatherbowlings, and hauled them tight, and belayed them, and hauled over the mizen tack to windward, and kept her full and by as near as she would lie.

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  • The windward side of the island gets more rain.
  • Stay on the windward side of a backfire.

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