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of Norman origin, the English form of Louis.
; anglicized form of Llewellyn.
The Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
The title given to a partially apprenticed Freemason who is normally the Master or Son of a practicing Freemason; One practising or learning the degrees of Freemasonry after introduction to the degrees and before full induction or before becoming a Worshipful Brother.
A cramp iron inserted into a cavity in order to lift heavy stones; used as a symbol of strength in Freemasonry
alt. of Lewisson
Lewis is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The total area of Lewis is 683 square miles. Lewis is, in general, the lower lying part of Lewis and Harris, with the other part, Harris, being more mountainous. The flatter, more fertile land means Lewis contains the largest settlement, Stornoway, and three-quarters of the population of the Western Isles. Beyond human habitation, the island's diverse habitats are home to an assortment of flora and fauna, such as the golden eagle, red deer and seals and are recognised in a number of conservation areas. Lewis is of Presbyterian tradition with a rich history, having once been part of the Norse Kingdom of Mann and the Isles. Today, life is very different from elsewhere in Scotland with Sabbath observance, the Gaelic language and peat cutting retaining more importance than elsewhere. Lewis has a rich cultural heritage as can be seen from its myths and legends as well as the local literary and musical traditions.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lū′is, n. a contrivance for securing a hold on a block of stone to allow of its being raised by a derrick.—Also Lew′isson. [Ety. dub.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A device for lifting stones, consisting of two wedge-shaped pieces of iron, which are inserted butt foremost into a dovetail mortise in the stone, and keyed by inserting a piece between them. All three are then shackled to the lifting-chain by a bolt passing through them.
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The numerical value of Lewis in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Lewis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Lewis in a Sentence
Lewis Carroll could not have told a more bizarre tale.
I just can not do it. I would n’t be honest with John Lewis.
I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport.
Whatever Iram Lewis can send, we'll take it, because we are in trouble.
I just completely messed up the start, lewis did a great job, he deserved to win.
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