a lion. (1.) A city of the Sidonians, in the extreme north of Palestine (Judg. 18:7, 14); called also Leshem (Josh. 19:47) and Dan (Judg. 18:7, 29; Jer. 8:16). It lay near the sources of the Jordan, about 4 miles from Paneas. The restless and warlike tribe of Dan (q.v.), looking out for larger possessions, invaded this country and took Laish with its territory. It is identified with the ruin Tell-el-Kady, “the mound of the judge,” to the north of the Waters of Merom (Josh. 11:5). (2.) A place mentioned in Isa. 10:30. It has been supposed to be the modern el-Isawiyeh, about a mile north-east of Jerusalem. (3.) The father of Phalti (1 Sam. 25:44).
[le-sey-a-ley] /lɛ seɪ aˈleɪ/ noun, French. 1. unchecked freedom or ease; unrestraint; looseness.
[les-ey-pa-sey; French le-sey-pah-sey] /ˈlɛs eɪ pæˈseɪ; French lɛ seɪ pɑˈseɪ/ noun, plural laissez-passers French, laissez-passer. 1. a permit; pass, especially one issued in lieu of a passport.
[les-ey-fair; French le-sey-fer] /ˌlɛs eɪˈfɛər; French lɛ seɪˈfɛr/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or conforming to the principles or practices of laissez faire. [les-ey fair; French le-sey fer] /ˌlɛs eɪ ˈfɛər; French lɛ seɪ ˈfɛr/ noun 1. the theory or system of government that upholds the autonomous character of the economic order, believing that government […]
[leyth] /leɪθ/ Scot. adjective 1. . verb (used with object) 2. .