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leam

noun \ˈlēm\

Definition of leam

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  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 — more at light


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leam

intransitive verb \"\

Definition of leam

-ed/-ing/-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  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

  1. :  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

  1. :  to take (nuts) from the husks

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Origin and Etymology of leam

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