lea definition

  • noun:
    • A grassland; a meadow.
    • an open area, meadow
    • any one of a number of steps of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton fiber, 120 yards; a lay.
    • A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.
    • some warp threads held by a loop regarding the heddle.
    • A meadow or sward land; a grassy area.
    • Open, untilled land, often in grass, or pasture-land; a meadow or grassy simple; a stretch of amount fields or commons.
    • Hence Any industry; any degree geographic area.
    • Fallow land; lealand.
    • A scythe.
    • just like lay, 8.
    • one of several sets of alternating threads into that your yarns of a loom tend to be split because of the use system to be able to develop the shed.
    • a unit of period of bond or yarn
    • a field covered with lawn or herbage and suited to grazing by livestock
  • others:
    • Untilled; fallow: said of land. Compare lealand, layland.

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