Definitions for LEAli, leɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

leali, leɪ(n.)

  1. grassland; meadow.

Origin of lea:

bef. 900; ME lege, lei, OE lēah, c. dial. D loo (as in Waterloo), OHG lōh, L lūcus

lea.

  1. league.

  2. leather.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lea(noun)

    a unit of length of thread or yarn

  2. pasture, pastureland, grazing land, lea, ley(noun)

    a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock

Wiktionary

  1. Lea(ProperNoun)

    , latinized form of Leah.

  2. Lea(ProperNoun)

    , a variant of Lee.

  3. Origin: From legh, lege, lei "clearing, open ground" from leah "clearing in a forest" from lauhō, from louk-. Akin to lach "meadow", loh "forest, grove" ( loo "forest, thicket"; -lo), loh "covered clearing, low bushes", lo "clearing, meadow". More at Waterloo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lea(noun)

    a measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay

  2. Lea(noun)

    a set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle

  3. Lea(noun)

    a meadow or sward land; a grassy field

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