1. a suffix of verbs having a frequentative force: dazzle; twinkle. 2. a suffix of adjectives formed originally on verbal stems and having the sense of “apt to”: brittle. 3. a noun suffix having originally a diminutive meaning: bramble. 4. a noun suffix indicating agent or instrument: beadle; bridle; thimble. Football. 1. left end. abbreviation […]
Football. 1. left end.
[lee, ley] /li, leɪ/ noun 1. a tract of open ground, especially grassland; meadow. 2. land used for a few years for pasture or for growing hay, then plowed over and replaced by another crop. 3. a crop of hay on tillable land. adjective 4. untilled; fallow. [lee] /li/ noun 1. a measure of yarn […]
[leech] /litʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to dissolve out soluble constituents from (ashes, soil, etc.) by percolation. 2. to cause (water or other liquid) to percolate through something. verb (used without object) 3. (of ashes, soil, etc.) to undergo the action of percolating water. 4. to percolate, as water. noun 5. the act or […]