Alee vs Alew - What's the difference?

alee | alew |


As a verb alee

is .

As a noun alew is

(obsolete|rare) a cry of despair.

alee

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • On the lee side of a ship; to leeward.
  • ----

    alew

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, rare) A cry of despair.
  • *1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , V.6:
  • *:Yet did she not lament with loude alew , / As women wont, but with deepe sighes and singults few.