What does LEA mean?

Definitions for LEAli, leɪ

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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


  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

  4. Origin: [OE. ley, lay, As. leh, le; akin to Prov. G. lon bog, morass, grove, and perh. to L. lucus grove, E. light, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lea

    lē, n. a meadow: grass-land, pasturage.—Older forms, Lay, Lee, Ley. [A.S. leáh; cf. prov. Ger. lohe, loh, found also in place-names, as Waterloo.]

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  1. ale, ELA, LAE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEA in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LEA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Robert Burns:

    The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy

  2. Sarah Shepherd:

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