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windward
used in Treasure Island

2 uses
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Definition
the direction from which the wind is coming
  • If you would on'y lay your course, and a p'int to windward, you would ride in carriages, you would.
    Chapter 11 — What I Heard in the Apple Barrel (70% in)
  • They had lit a fire fit to roast an ox, and it was now grown so hot that they could only approach it from the windward, and even there not without precaution.
    Chapter 31 — The Treasure-hunt—Flint's Pointer (7% in)

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