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lea

Noun

1 a unit of length of thread or yarn
2 a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock [syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing land, ley]

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English

Etymology 1

Old English lēah

Pronunciation

Noun

lea

Etymology 2

from lier, to bind

Noun

  1. Any of several measures of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.

Latin

Noun

  1. A lioness

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Norwegian

Verb

lea
  1. Past tense and past participle of lee

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See also

lea in Czech: Lea
lea in German: Lea (Begriffsklärung)
lea in Esperanto: LEA
lea in French: LEA
lea in Italian: LEA

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