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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. (of a ship or plane) sideways drift;

2. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits;
[syn: allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leeway \Lee"way`\ (l[=e]"w[=a]`), n. (Naut.) The lateral movement of a ship to the leeward of her course; drift. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

leeway n 1: (of a ship or plane) sideways drift 2: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits [syn: allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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