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Definition: Weather helm
, 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.
(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.
(Naut.), the shore to the windward of a ship.
(Naut.), the tide which sets against the lee
side of a ship, impelling her to the windward. --Mar.