Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb To the windward side.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • On the weather side, or toward the wind: as, the helm is aweather: opposed to alee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb (Naut.) On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows; -- opposed to alee

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb nautical On the weather side, or toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ weather

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