Lee

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See also: lee and l'ee

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Lee

  1. An English topographic surname for someone who lived near a meadow (the Anglo-Saxon for meadow being ley or leag).
  2. A surname of Chinese origin, a variant of (pinyin: ) and other less common names such as () and ()
  3. A surname of Korean origin, a variant of Rhee (Hanja: ; Hangul: & )
  4. A male given name derived from the surname, or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy
  5. A female given name popular in conjoined names such as Lee Ann or Mary Lee.
  6. Any of various place names, including a river in England, and a river in Co. Cork, Ireland.

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Related to English lee (side away from the wind).

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Lee f (genitive Lee, no plural)

  1. the leeward side of a ship (the side away from the direction from which the wind is blowing. Downwind.)
    • Tosende See an Luv und Lee
      raging sea on the windward and leeward sides

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  • Lee in Duden online

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch lei.

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Lee f (plural Leeën)

  1. slate