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1. by the lee Nautical so that the wind is blowing on the wrong side of the sail
2. under the lee Nautical towards the lee
3. Nautical on, at, or towards the side or part away from the wind

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1. Ang . born 1954, Taiwanese film director; his films include Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Ice Storm (1997), and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
2. Bruce, original name Lee Yuen Kam. 1940--73, US film actor and kung fu expert who starred in such films as Enter the Dragon (1973)
3. Gypsy Rose, original name Rose Louise Hovick. 1914--70, US striptease and burlesque artiste, who appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies (1936) and in films
4. Laurie . 1914--97, British poet and writer, best known for the autobiographical Cider with Rosie (1959)
5. Richard Henry. 1732--94, American Revolutionary statesman, who moved the resolution in favour of American independence (1776)
6. Robert E(dward). 1807--70, American general; commander-in- chief of the Confederate armies in the Civil War
7. Spike, real name Shelton Jackson Lee. born 1957, US film director: his films include She's Gotta Have It (1985), Malcolm X (1992), and 25th Hour (2002)
8. T(sung)-D(ao) . born 1926, US physicist, born in China. With Yang he disproved the principle that that parity is always conserved and shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1957

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a river in SW Republic of Ireland, flowing east into Cork Harbour. Length: about 80 km (50 miles)

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(science and technology)
The side of an object, such as an island or a ship, away from the direction in which the wind is coming, and sheltered from wind or waves.
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Director Philippa Lowthorpe on filming near Laurie Lee's childhood home in Slad A STELLAR LINE-UP WHEN it comes to fellow cast members, the newbies are in good company.
' It's unspoilt, astonishingly beautiful; a pocket of land that's entirely forgotten about Director Philippa Lowthorpe on filming near Laurie Lee's childhood home in Slad
Laurie Lee came, read his poetry, talked a bit about Cider With Rosie, took a swig of brandy outside in the garden of the Shakespeare Institute - now alas no longer used for festival readings - and then held everyone in thrall as he talked about walking through Spain in the 1930s, experiences which eventually became his book, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning.
Deming, WA, January 05, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Laurie Lee Lewis has been writing and singing songs her whole life, producing 8 CDs (mostly country and spiritual music) and has raised money for charities via CD sales.
Where was Laurie Lee's Christmas landscape, In the Bleak Midwinter and Silent Night?
COOS BAY - North Bend ceramicist Laurie Lee has taken the People's Choice award at Coos Art Museum's 2010 Biennial with her raku wall piece "Healing Mask."
What brings her to Huddersfield in actress mode is Daniel O'Brien's new look at the Laurie Lee classic for a company from the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.
Not far from Painswick is the village of Slad, including the Woolpack pub where poet and author Laurie Lee used to drink.
George paraded many of his 45-strong team yesterday during a rain-lashed media day sponsored by Cheltenham racecourse at his 300-acre Cotswold yard, which was the setting for Laurie Lee's best-seller Cider With Rosie.
And Laurie Lee, who wrote the classic West Country novel Cider With Rosie, would certainly feel at home there.
'I was set down from the carrier's cart at the age of three; and there with a sense of bewilderment and terror my life in the village began.' Laurie Lee's lyrical recollection of his childhood in the Gloucestershire village of Slad was first published in 1959 on the same day as Vladimir Nabokov's famous nymphet, Lolita, made her debut.
Set in the village of Slad in the heart of Gloucestershire, Cider With Rosie charts Laurie Lee's life from the age of three to his eventual sexual awakening with local girl Rosie Burdock under a haycart in 1928.