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People's Dictionary of the Bible
Lees. The settlings of a liquor; its sediment or dregs. "Wine on the lees" means a generous, full-bodied liquor. Isaiah 25:6. Before the wine was consumed, it was necessary to strain off the lees; such wine was then termed "well refined." Isaiah 25:6. To drink the lees, or "dregs," was an expression for the endurance of extreme punishment. Psalms 75:8.
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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Lees'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/l/lees.html. 1893.