Leman



[lem-uh n, lee-muh n] /ˈlɛm ən, ˈli mən/

noun, Archaic.
1.
a sweetheart; lover; beloved.
2.
a mistress.
[lee-muh n] /ˈli mən/
noun
1.
Lake. .
/ˈlɛmən; ˈliː-/
noun (archaic)
1.
a beloved; sweetheart
2.
a lover or mistress
/lemɑ̃/
noun
1.
Lac Léman, the French name for (Lake) Geneva
n.

“sweetheart, paramour” (archaic), late 13c., from Middle English leofman (c.1200), from Old English leof “dear” (see lief) + man “human being, person” (see man (n.)). Originally of either gender, though deliberate archaic usage tends to limit it to women.

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