Definition of a-weather in English:

a-weather

Pronunciation /əˈwɛðə/

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adverb

Nautical
  • On or towards the windward side of a vessel; in the direction from which the wind is blowing; (of the helm) in a position toward the windward side.

    Opposed to alee.

Origin

Late 16th century. From a + weather, probably after alee.