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Lee C. Bollinger, 1947–, American educator, b. Santa Rosa, Calif., grad. Univ. of Oregon (B.A.), Columbia (M.A.; LL.B.). He joined the faculty of the Univ. of Michigan Law School in 1973 and later served as its dean (1987–1994). He was provost and taught at Princeton before being named president of the Univ. of Michigan in 1996. At Michigan, he was a strong supporter of the university's pro-affirmative-action policies. Under his direction, Michigan raised nearly $1 billion, introduced a major life sciences initiative, and integrated science and technology into the liberal arts curriculum. In 2002, Bollinger succeeded George Rupp as president of Columbia Univ. Bollinger is a legal scholar with an abiding interest in free speech and First Amendment issues; his books include The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America (1986) and Images of a Free Press (1991).

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lee / / • n. shelter from wind or weather given by a neighboring object, esp. nearby land: we pitch our tents in the lee of a rock. ∎  (also lee side) the sheltered side; the side away from the wind: ducks were taking shelter on the lee of the island. Contrasted with weather.

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Lee or Alee, John (fl. 1487–d. 1522). English master-mason. With Wastell he was involved in the final phase of building at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, from 1506. He probably designed the Ramryge Chantry Chapel in St Alban's Cathedral, Herts. (c.1521).

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lee1 protection, shelter OE.; sheltered side XIV. OE. hlēo, hlēow— = OS. hleo m., hlea fem., ON. hlé :- Gmc. *χlēw-, not known outside Gmc. The naut. sense was mainly from ON.
Hence leeward (on) the side turned away from the wind. XVI.

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lee2 usu. coll. pl. lees sediment, dregs. XIV. — OF. lie = medL. pl. liæGaul. *liga or *ligja (cf. OIr. lige).

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