Definitions for LEAli, leɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Origin of lea:
bef. 900; ME lege, lei, OE lēah, c. dial. D loo (as in Waterloo), OHG lōh, L lūcus
a unit of length of thread or yarn
pasture, pastureland, grazing land, lea, ley(noun)
a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
, latinized form of Leah.
, a variant of Lee.
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.
a measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay
a set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle
a meadow or sward land; a grassy field