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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Leeches

    Annelids of the class Hirudinea. Some species, the bloodsuckers, may become temporarily parasitic upon animals, including man. Medicinal leeches (HIRUDO MEDICINALIS) have been used therapeutically for drawing blood since ancient times.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. leeches

    The borders or edges of a sail, which are either sloping or perpendicular; those of the square sails are denominated from the ship's side, as the starboard-leech of the main-sail, &c.; but the sails which are fixed obliquely on the masts have their leeches named from their situation with regard to the ship's length, as the hoist or luff, or fore-leech of the mizen, the after-leech of the jib, &c.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leeches in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leeches in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of leeches in a Sentence

  1. Oliver L. North:

    I don't think most people associate me with leeches or how to get them off. But I know how to get them off. I'm an expert at it.

  2. Joe Scarborough:

    Saying that Roger Ailesand Roger Ailes'network calls people leeches, sponges, and lazy, at a summit that’s supposed to bring both sides together on poverty, is stunning to me.

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