What does alee mean?
The definition of alee
A*lee”, adv.
Etym: [Pref. a- + lee.] (Naut.)

On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side. Hard alee, or Luff alee, an order to put the helm to the lee side.