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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
A-weather.
 
The reverse of a-lee. “A-weather” is towards the weather, or the side on which the wind strikes. “A-lee” is in the lee or shelter, and therefore opposite to the wind side; as helm a-weather.   1
 


 Avoirdupois.Awkward. 

 
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