- (plurale tantum) The sediment that settles during fermentation of beverages, consisting of dead yeast and precipitated parts of the fruit.
- (sailing) Plural form of lee.
alluvion, alluvium, ash, bones, chaff, cinder, clinker, culm, deadwood, deposition, deposits, diluvium, dishwater, draff, dregs, dross, dust, ember, feces, filings, froth, garbage, gash, grounds, hogwash, husks, leavings, loess, moraine, offal, offscourings, offscum, orts, parings, potsherds, precipitate, precipitation, rags, raspings, refuse, scoria, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, sediment, settlings, shards, shavings, silt, sinter, slack, slag, slop, slops, smut, soot, stubble, sublimate, sweepings, swill, tares, wastage, waste, waste matter, wastepaper, weeds
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Lees (infinitive leer)