By the lee

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • By the lee See under By, and Bring.
    • By the lee the situation of a vessel, going free, when she has fallen off so much as to bring the wind round her stern, and to take her sails aback on the other side.
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Usage

In literature:

Grant's hammering tactics against Lee succeeded only by the flanking operations of superior numbers.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
They were camped close by the church, under the lee of the front door.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
She was scudding along at a great rate with the whitecaps racing by, close below the lee gunports.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
The declaration of 1776 was read by Richard Henry Lee, of Virginia, about whose family clusters so much of historic fame.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)" by Various
Bill and Lee, on the sidelines by the hangars, did not find all this very exciting.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
But as everything else points, as we have seen, to the contrary, one accepts gladly the loophole of escape offered by Mr. Lee.
"Browning's England" by Helen Archibald Clarke
Lee, quick to divine the purpose of his adversary, moved his army by the right flank on a parallel line.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
Mrs. Lee Hankey, who, with Miss Gibson, is on the Council of the Society of Miniature Painters, is represented by one strong picture.
"The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2" by Various
An address and testimonial were presented to Mrs. Lee by the Hon.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
I hear 'em talkin' hy-lee hy-lo sometimes when I go by the kitchen.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
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In poetry:

"Ride by the gate at Priesthaughswire,
And warn the Currors o' the Lee;
As ye come down the Hermitage Slack,
Warn doughty Willie o' Gorrinbery."
"Jamie Telfer" by Andrew Lang
Down by the dyke-side a lady did dwell,
At his table head he thought she'd look well,
McClish's ae daughter o' Claversha' Lee,
A penniless lass wi' a lang pedigree.
"The Laird of Cockpen" by Carolina Oliphant
And the dead thus meet the dead,
While the living o'er them weep;
And the men by Lee and Stonewall led,
And the hearts that once together bled,
Together still shall sleep.
"March Of The Deathless Dead" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And here to-day, my Countrymen,
I tell you Lee shall ride
With that great "rebel" down the years--
Twin "rebels" side by side!--
And confronting such a vision
All our grief gives place to pride.
"The Lee Memorial Ode" by James Barron Hope
Rich there in worth and in fruit is a forest fine;
A winsome, lithe, holy maiden -- oh, fair to see!
A hundred brave horses, lambs and a hundred kine
By Lee of the trout -- and I an exile from thee!
"Cormac Óg " by Thomas MacDonagh
I shall not travel the tracks of fame
Where the war was not to the strong;
When Lee the last of the heroes came
With the Men of the South and a flag like flame,
And called the land by its lovely name
In the unforgotten song.
"Memory" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

This genre of music, created by neo-Nazis, actively encourages hate crimes and violence against minorities, says Chris Lee in The Daily Beast.
Three Girl Scouts from Prairie View Scout Troop No 103 in Lee's Summit participated in honoring our veterans by greeting thos coming to the Applebee's restaurant on Melody Lane for their free dinner provided by Applebee's Nov 11.
David Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn by beating the Nets 109-102 on Friday.
Mayor Ed Lee and the GSW would like to see the controversial construction start by the 2017 season.
Goldwater The Man Who Made a Revolution By Lee Edwards.
The shark, named Mary Lee, is being tracked by the group Ocearch by transponder.
He'll be joined by country music star Lee Greenwood at the Island Grove Event Center.
Lee uploads images from the Fulton Street shop, as well photographs from grocery stores owned by his parents including Green -Ville Garden on Myrtle Avenue, Greene Farm on Greene Avenue, and the restaurants One Greene and Lean Crust.
Superior Court Judge Lydia Villarreal denied a petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory relief filed against the city by Friends of Point Pinos and Jim and Lee Willoughby.
The event was organized by resident Marn-Yee Lee who read about the grocery store in the Mountain View Voice.
Georgia Tech wide receiver Anthony Autry runs for a touchdown on a pass by quarterback Vad Lee, not pictured, during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Oct 20, 2012, in Atlanta.
William Lee was fired Thursday by the Elkhart Board of Public Safety for allegedly having sex with a woman while he was on duty.
PHOTOS BY LEE WARD / THE INDEPENDENT.
Enlarge Buy This Photo Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has his hands raised by Al Mixon, left, International Vice-President, and AFSCME President Lee THE BLADE/ANDY MORRISON.
Ida Baker senior pitcher Sean Brady signs National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Florida with mom, LaDonna, and dad, Sean Sr. Video by Tariq Lee 95 prepsFMNPsports 01:16.
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In science:

Stemming from the original formulation of prepivoting introduced by Beran (1987, 1988) and refined by Lee and Young (2003), bootstrap theory developed in standard settings is conveyed to models involving highly structured dependencies.
Prepivoting composite score statistics by weighted bootstrap iteration
Moreover, Q∗ Finally, as the bootstrap is performed in a weighted fashion, i.e. samples are drawn according to ˆFθ rather than to ˆFn , the following proposition can be derived by exploiting the results of Lee and Young (2003).
Prepivoting composite score statistics by weighted bootstrap iteration
In other words, the constraint can be exploited for the reduction of the problem size at the mere cost of augmenting the minimization form by a linear term. 2) Lee criterion: Eqn. (2) represents an extremely complicated constraint.
Output Filter Aware Optimization of the Noise Shaping Properties of {\Delta}{\Sigma} Modulators via Semi-Definite Programming
The isomorphism (1.4) is a cohomological reformulation of a theorem proved long ago by Joglekar and Lee .
Local BRST cohomology in the antifield formalism: II. Application to Yang-Mills theory
An article which was of tremendous use in anticipating properties of the charmed quark is the study of kaon decays by Gaillard and Lee.14 We shall make frequent use of a parametrization of quark couplings,15 updating earlier analyses16 in which data constrain these parameters.
Present and Future Aspects of CP Violation
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