As a noun yee
As a proper noun lee is
for someone who lived near a meadow (the anglo-saxon for meadow being ley or leag).
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(archaic, and, Geordie) you (the people being addressed).
(sailing) A protected cove or harbor, out of the wind.
(sailing) The side of the ship away from the wind.
A sheltered place, especially a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection.
* Morte d'Arthure
- the lee of a mountain, an island, or a ship
- We lurked under lee .
- Desiring me to take shelter in his lee .