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leam

noun \ ˈlēm \

Definition of leam

plural -s
chiefly Scottish
:a gleam of light :radiance

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Origin and Etymology of leam

Middle English leme, from Old English lēoma; akin to Old Saxon liomo gleam, radiance, Old Norse ljōmi radiance, Old English lēoht light


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leam

intransitive verb \ " \

Definition of leam

-ed/-ing/-s
chiefly Scottish
:to shine forth :gleam

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Origin and Etymology of leam

Middle English lemen, from leme, noun


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leam

noun \ " \

Definition of leam

plural -s
dialectal, England
:a drain in a fen

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Origin and Etymology of leam

origin unknown


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leam

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of leam

-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, British
:to take (nuts) from the husks

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Origin and Etymology of leam

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