[lach-iz] /ˈlætʃ ɪz/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Law.
failure to do something at the proper time, especially such delay as will bar a party from bringing a legal proceeding.
(law) negligence or unreasonable delay in pursuing a legal remedy
“negligence in performance of legal dute,” 1570s, earlier simply “slackness, negligence, want of zeal,” late 14c., from Anglo-French laches, Old French lachesse, from Old French lasche (Modern French lâche), verbal adj. from lascher, from Vulgar Latin *lascare, classical laxare, from laxus (see loose). Cf. riches.
[luh-sheen; French la-sheen] /ləˈʃin; French laˈʃin/ noun 1. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, near Quebec, on the St. Lawrence.
[lach-uh-sis] /ˈlætʃ ə sɪs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. the Fate who determines the length of the thread of life. /ˈlækɪsɪs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) one of the three Fates
[ley-kish] /ˈleɪ kɪʃ/ noun 1. a Canaanite city captured by Joshua: now an archaeological site in Israel. impregnable, a royal Canaanitish city in the Shephelah, or maritime plain of Palestine (Josh. 10:3, 5; 12:11). It was taken and destroyed by the Israelites (Josh. 10:31-33). It afterwards became, under Rehoboam, one of the strongest fortresses of […]
[lahk-luh n] /ˈlɑk lən/ noun 1. a river in S New South Wales, Australia, flowing NW and SW to the Murrumbidgee River. 922 miles (1484 km) long. /ˈlɒklən/ noun 1. a river in SE Australia, rising in central New South Wales and flowing northwest then southwest to the Murrumbidgee River. Length: about 1450 km (900 […]