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Definition: Weather helm
Weather \Weath"er\, a. (Naut.)
Being toward the wind, or windward -- opposed to lee; as,
weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts,
weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.
(a) (Naut.) The position of a ship to the windward of
(b) Fig.: A position of advantage or superiority; advantage
To veer, and tack, and steer a cause
Against the weather gauge of laws. --Hudibras.
Weather helm (Naut.), a tendency on the part of a sailing
vessel to come up into the wind, rendering it necessary to
put the helm up, that is, toward the weather side.
Weather shore (Naut.), the shore to the windward of a ship.
Weather tide (Naut.), the tide which sets against the lee
side of a ship, impelling her to the windward. --Mar.