Name Report For First Name LEAH:

LEAH

First name LEAH's origins are Hebrew and English. LEAH means "tired" (Hebrew) and "meadow" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with LEAH below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of leah.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,English) with LEAH and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with LEAH - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming LEAH

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES LEAH AS A WHOLE:

aaleahya aleaha ashleah emmaleaha jaeleah kaleah maleah souleah aenedleah aescleah ardaleah bartleah bentleah bercleah blaecleah bocleah bradleah braleah brocleah bromleah byreleah cranleah crosleah dunleah eferleah faerrleah fearnleah graegleah hagaleah hareleah healleah heanleah heathleah hwaeteleah langleah linleah mannleah oxnaleah pennleah raedleah raleah ruhleah scandleah smetheleah stocleah suthleah thurleah tunleah wacleah waefreleah weardleah webbeleah westleah wethrleah wicleah wodeleah hrypanleah cyneleah scelfleah cyneburhleah hrychleah

NAMES RHYMING WITH LEAH (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (eah) - Names That Ends with eah:

alieah neveah

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (ah) - Names That Ends with ah:

akilah ablah afifah amatullah aminah amirah amtullah anisah areebah azizah azzah badriyyah bashirah basimah basmah faizah faridah farihah fawziyyah fellah ghadah ghaliyah ghaniyah hadiyyah hafthah hamidah hanifah haniyyah hibah huriyyah husniyah karimah khalidah khayriyyah latifah lubabah luloah madihah ma'isah maizah majidah mawiyah maymunah mayyadah mufidah muhjah munirah mushirah muslimah nabihah nabilah nadidah nadirah nadwah nafisah nahlah najah najibah najiyah nazahah nazihah nazirah ni'mah qubilah radeyah rahimah ra'idah raniyah rawdah rawiyah ruqayyah ruwaydah safiyyah sahlah saihah sakinah salimah samah samihah samiyah shadiyah suhailah suhaymah sumayyah sumnah takiyah wafiqah wafiyyah wahibah wajihah yafiah yakootah yasirah zahrah zakiyyah zubaidah habibah hafsah

NAMES RHYMING WITH LEAH (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (lea) - Names That Begins with lea:

lea lea-que leachlainn leal leala lealia leaman leamhnach lean leana leander leandra leandre leandro leane leanian leann leanna leannan leanne lear leary leathan leathlobhair leax

Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (le) - Names That Begins with le:

leb lebna lecia leda lee leeann leeanne leela leeland leena leeroy leesa legarre legaya legget leia leianna leicester leigb leigh leigh-ann leighanne leighton leiko leil leila leilah leilana leilani leilanie leilany leiloni leira leisha leith leitha leitis leksi lela leland lele lelia lema leman lemuel lemuela len lena lenae lenard lenci lendall lendell lenee leng lenmana lenn lennard lennell lennie lenno lennon lennox lenny lenora lenore lenuta leo leoc leocadie leod leoda leodegan leodegrance leodegraunce

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH LEAH:

First Names which starts with 'l' and ends with 'h':

lach lameh lanh laoidheach laoidhigh lapidoth laylah layth liesheth lilah lilibeth lilith lilybeth lindleigh linh lioslaith liosliath lisabeth liusaidh lizabeth lizbeth lootah lorah ludkhannah lugaidh lughaidh luighseach lylah lyzbeth

English Words Rhyming LEAH

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES LEAH AS A WHOLE:



ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH LEAH (According to last letters):


Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (eah) - English Words That Ends with eah:


dahabeahnoun (n.) A Nile boat constructed on the model of a floating house, having large lateen sails.

obeahnoun (n.) Same as Obi.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to obi; as, the obeah man.

seahnoun (n.) A Jewish dry measure containing one third of an an ephah.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH LEAH (According to first letters):


Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (lea) - Words That Begins with lea:


leanoun (n.) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.
 noun (n.) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.
 noun (n.) A meadow or sward land; a grassy field.

leachnoun (n.) See 3d Leech.
 noun (n.) A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.
 noun (n.) A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc.
 noun (n.) See Leech, a physician.
 verb (v. t.) To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee.
 verb (v. t.) To dissolve out; -- often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes.
 verb (v. i.) To part with soluble constituents by percolation.

leachingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Leach

leachyadjective (a.) Permitting liquids to pass by percolation; not capable of retaining water; porous; pervious; -- said of gravelly or sandy soils, and the like.

leadnoun (n.) One of the elements, a heavy, pliable, inelastic metal, having a bright, bluish color, but easily tarnished. It is both malleable and ductile, though with little tenacity, and is used for tubes, sheets, bullets, etc. Its specific gravity is 11.37. It is easily fusible, forms alloys with other metals, and is an ingredient of solder and type metal. Atomic weight, 206.4. Symbol Pb (L. Plumbum). It is chiefly obtained from the mineral galena, lead sulphide.
 noun (n.) An article made of lead or an alloy of lead
 noun (n.) A plummet or mass of lead, used in sounding at sea.
 noun (n.) A thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.
 noun (n.) Sheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs; hence, pl., a roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.
 noun (n.) A small cylinder of black lead or plumbago, used in pencils.
 noun (n.) The act of leading or conducting; guidance; direction; as, to take the lead; to be under the lead of another.
 noun (n.) precedence; advance position; also, the measure of precedence; as, the white horse had the lead; a lead of a boat's length, or of half a second.
 noun (n.) The act or right of playing first in a game or round; the card suit, or piece, so played; as, your partner has the lead.
 noun (n.) An open way in an ice field.
 noun (n.) A lode.
 noun (n.) The course of a rope from end to end.
 noun (n.) The width of port opening which is uncovered by the valve, for the admission or release of steam, at the instant when the piston is at end of its stroke.
 noun (n.) the distance of haul, as from a cutting to an embankment.
 noun (n.) The action of a tooth, as a tooth of a wheel, in impelling another tooth or a pallet.
 noun (n.) The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be repeated by the other parts.
 noun (n.) A mark or a short passage in one voice part, as of a canon, serving as a cue for the entrance of others.
 noun (n.) In an internal-combustion engine, the distance, measured in actual length of piston stroke or the corresponding angular displacement of the crank, of the piston from the end of the compression stroke when ignition takes place; -- called in full lead of the ignition. When ignition takes place during the working stroke the corresponding distance from the commencement of the stroke is called negative lead.
 noun (n.) The excess above a right angle in the angle between two consecutive cranks, as of a compound engine, on the same shaft.
 noun (n.) In spiral screw threads, worm wheels, or the like, the amount of advance of any point in the spiral for a complete turn.
 noun (n.) A conductor conveying electricity, as from a dynamo.
 noun (n.) The angle between the line joining the brushes of a continuous-current dynamo and the diameter symmetrical between the poles.
 noun (n.) The advance of the current phase in an alternating circuit beyond that of the electromotive force producing it.
 noun (n.) A r/le for a leading man or leading woman; also, one who plays such a r/le.
 verb (v. t.) To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
 verb (v. t.) To place leads between the lines of; as, to lead a page; leaded matter.
 verb (v. t.) To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a jockey leads a horse with a halter; a dog leads a blind man.
 verb (v. t.) To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain place or end, by making the way known; to show the way, esp. by going with or going in advance of. Hence, figuratively: To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to lead a traveler; to lead a pupil.
 verb (v. t.) To conduct or direct with authority; to have direction or charge of; as, to lead an army, an exploring party, or a search; to lead a political party.
 verb (v. t.) To go or to be in advance of; to precede; hence, to be foremost or chief among; as, the big sloop led the fleet of yachts; the Guards led the attack; Demosthenes leads the orators of all ages.
 verb (v. t.) To draw or direct by influence, whether good or bad; to prevail on; to induce; to entice; to allure; as, to lead one to espouse a righteous cause.
 verb (v. t.) To guide or conduct one's self in, through, or along (a certain course); hence, to proceed in the way of; to follow the path or course of; to pass; to spend. Also, to cause (one) to proceed or follow in (a certain course).
 verb (v. t.) To begin a game, round, or trick, with; as, to lead trumps; the double five was led.
 verb (v. i.) To guide or conduct, as by accompanying, going before, showing, influencing, directing with authority, etc.; to have precedence or preeminence; to be first or chief; -- used in most of the senses of lead, v. t.
 verb (v. t.) To tend or reach in a certain direction, or to a certain place; as, the path leads to the mill; gambling leads to other vices.

leadingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lead
 noun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lead
 noun (n.) The act of guiding, directing, governing, or enticing; guidance.
 noun (n.) Suggestion; hint; example.
 adjective (a.) Guiding; directing; controlling; foremost; as, a leading motive; a leading man; a leading example.

leadedadjective (a.) Fitted with lead; set in lead; as, leaded windows.
 adjective (a.) Separated by leads, as the lines of a page.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Lead

leadenadjective (a.) Made of lead; of the nature of lead; as, a leaden ball.
 adjective (a.) Like lead in color, etc. ; as, a leaden sky.
 adjective (a.) Heavy; dull; sluggish.

leadernoun (n.) One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor.
 noun (n.) One who goes first.
 noun (n.) One having authority to direct; a chief; a commander.
 noun (n.) A performer who leads a band or choir in music; also, in an orchestra, the principal violinist; the one who plays at the head of the first violins.
 noun (n.) A block of hard wood pierced with suitable holes for leading ropes in their proper places.
 noun (n.) The principal wheel in any kind of machinery.
 noun (n.) A horse placed in advance of others; one of the forward pair of horses.
 noun (n.) A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor.
 noun (n.) A net for leading fish into a pound, weir, etc. ; also, a line of gut, to which the snell of a fly hook is attached.
 noun (n.) A branch or small vein, not important in itself, but indicating the proximity of a better one.
 noun (n.) The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article.
 noun (n.) A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.
 noun (n.) a row of dots, periods, or hyphens, used in tables of contents, etc., to lead the eye across a space to the right word or number.

leadershipnoun (n.) The office of a leader.

leadhillitenoun (n.) A mineral of a yellowish or greenish white color, consisting of the sulphate and carbonate of lead; -- so called from having been first found at Leadhills, Scotland.

leadmannoun (n.) One who leads a dance.

leadsmannoun (n.) The man who heaves the lead.

leadwortnoun (n.) A genus of maritime herbs (Plumbago). P. Europaea has lead-colored spots on the leaves, and nearly lead-colored flowers.

leadyadjective (a.) Resembling lead.

leafnoun (n.) A colored, usually green, expansion growing from the side of a stem or rootstock, in which the sap for the use of the plant is elaborated under the influence of light; one of the parts of a plant which collectively constitute its foliage.
 noun (n.) A special organ of vegetation in the form of a lateral outgrowth from the stem, whether appearing as a part of the foliage, or as a cotyledon, a scale, a bract, a spine, or a tendril.
 noun (n.) Something which is like a leaf in being wide and thin and having a flat surface, or in being attached to a larger body by one edge or end; as : (a) A part of a book or folded sheet containing two pages upon its opposite sides. (b) A side, division, or part, that slides or is hinged, as of window shutters, folding doors, etc. (c) The movable side of a table. (d) A very thin plate; as, gold leaf. (e) A portion of fat lying in a separate fold or layer. (f) One of the teeth of a pinion, especially when small.
 verb (v. i.) To shoot out leaves; to produce leaves; to leave; as, the trees leaf in May.

leafingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Leaf

leafagenoun (n.) Leaves, collectively; foliage.

leafcupnoun (n.) A coarse American composite weed (Polymnia Uvedalia).

leafedadjective (a.) Having (such) a leaf or (so many) leaves; -- used in composition; as, broad-leafed; four-leafed.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Leaf

leafetnoun (n.) A leaflet.

leafinessnoun (n.) The state of being leafy.

leaflessadjective (a.) Having no leaves or foliage; bearing no foliage.

leafletnoun (n.) A little leaf; also, a little printed leaf or a tract.
 noun (n.) One of the divisions of a compound leaf; a foliole.
 noun (n.) A leaflike organ or part; as, a leaflet of the gills of fishes.

leafstalknoun (n.) The stalk or petiole which supports a leaf.

leaguenoun (n.) A measure of length or distance, varying in different countries from about 2.4 to 4.6 English statute miles of 5.280 feet each, and used (as a land measure) chiefly on the continent of Europe, and in the Spanish parts of America. The marine league of England and the United States is equal to three marine, or geographical, miles of 6080 feet each.
 noun (n.) A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.
 noun (n.) An alliance or combination of two or more nations, parties, or persons, for the accomplishment of a purpose which requires a continued course of action, as for mutual defense, or for furtherance of commercial, religious, or political interests, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support; to confederate.
 verb (v. t.) To join in a league; to cause to combine for a joint purpose; to combine; to unite; as, common interests will league heterogeneous elements.

leaguingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of League

leaguernoun (n.) The camp of a besieging army; a camp in general.
 noun (n.) A siege or beleaguering.
 verb (v. t.) To besiege; to beleaguer.

leaguerernoun (n.) A besieger.

leaknoun (n.) To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks.
 noun (n.) To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc. ; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; -- usually with in or out.
 noun (n.) A loss of electricity through imperfect insulation; also, the point at which such loss occurs.
 adjective (a.) Leaky.
 verb (v.) A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape; as, a leak in a roof; a leak in a boat; a leak in a gas pipe.
 verb (v.) The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture; as, the leak gained on the ship's pumps.

leakingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Leak

leakagenoun (n.) A leaking; also, the quantity that enters or issues by leaking.
 noun (n.) An allowance of a certain rate per cent for the leaking of casks, or waste of liquors by leaking.
 noun (n.) A leak; also; the quantity of electricity thus wasted.

leakinessnoun (n.) The quality of being leaky.

lealadjective (a.) Faithful; loyal; true.

leamnoun (n. & v. i.) See Leme.
 noun (n.) A cord or strap for leading a dog.

leamernoun (n.) A dog held by a leam.

leaningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lean
 noun (n.) The act, or state, of inclining; inclination; tendency; as, a leaning towards Calvinism.

leannoun (n.) That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat.
 noun (n.) Unremunerative copy or work.
 verb (v. t.) To conceal.
 verb (v. i.) To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column.
 verb (v. i.) To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc.
 verb (v. i.) To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against.
 verb (v. i.) To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest.
 verb (v. i.) Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.
 verb (v. i.) Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.
 verb (v. i.) Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type.

leannessnoun (n.) The condition or quality of being lean.

leanyadjective (a.) Lean.

leapnoun (n.) A basket.
 noun (n.) A weel or wicker trap for fish.
 noun (n.) The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
 noun (n.) Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
 noun (n.) A fault.
 noun (n.) A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.
 verb (v. i.) To spring clear of the ground, with the feet; to jump; to vault; as, a man leaps over a fence, or leaps upon a horse.
 verb (v. i.) To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
 verb (v. t.) To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
 verb (v. t.) To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.

leapingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Leap
 noun (a. & n.) from Leap, to jump.

leapernoun (n.) One who, or that which, leaps.
 noun (n.) A kind of hooked instrument for untwisting old cordage.

leapfrognoun (n.) A play among boys, in which one stoops down and another leaps over him by placing his hands on the shoulders of the former.

leapfulnoun (n.) A basketful.

learnoun (n.) Lore; lesson.
 noun (n.) An annealing oven. See Leer, n.
 adjective (a.) See Leer, a.
 verb (v. t.) To learn. See Lere, to learn.

learningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Learn
 noun (n.) The acquisition of knowledge or skill; as, the learning of languages; the learning of telegraphy.
 noun (n.) The knowledge or skill received by instruction or study; acquired knowledge or ideas in any branch of science or literature; erudition; literature; science; as, he is a man of great learning.

learnableadjective (a.) Such as can be learned.

learnedadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to learning; possessing, or characterized by, learning, esp. scholastic learning; erudite; well-informed; as, a learned scholar, writer, or lawyer; a learned book; a learned theory.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Learn

learnernoun (n.) One who learns; a scholar.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH LEAH:

English Words which starts with 'l' and ends with 'h':

labyrinthnoun (n.) An edifice or place full of intricate passageways which render it difficult to find the way from the interior to the entrance; as, the Egyptian and Cretan labyrinths.
 noun (n.) Any intricate or involved inclosure; especially, an ornamental maze or inclosure in a park or garden.
 noun (n.) Any object or arrangement of an intricate or involved form, or having a very complicated nature.
 noun (n.) An inextricable or bewildering difficulty.
 noun (n.) The internal ear. See Note under Ear.
 noun (n.) A series of canals through which a stream of water is directed for suspending, carrying off, and depositing at different distances, the ground ore of a metal.
 noun (n.) A pattern or design representing a maze, -- often inlaid in the tiled floor of a church, etc.

labyrinthibranchnoun (n.) One of the Labyrinthici.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Labyrinthici.

lakhnoun (n.) One hundred thousand; also, a vaguely great number; as, a lac of rupees.
 noun (n.) Same as Lac, one hundred thousand.

laccolithnoun (n.) A mass of igneous rock intruded between sedimentary beds and resulting in a mammiform bulging of the overlying strata.

ladyfishnoun (n.) A large, handsome oceanic fish (Albula vulpes), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also bonefish, grubber, French mullet, and macabe.
 noun (n.) A labroid fish (Harpe rufa) of Florida and the West Indies.

lagomorphnoun (n.) One of the Lagomorpha.

lamellibranchnoun (n.) One of the Lamellibranchia. Also used adjectively.

lamishadjective (a.) Somewhat lame.

languishnoun (n.) See Languishiment.
 verb (v. i.) To become languid or weak; to lose strength or animation; to be or become dull, feeble or spiritless; to pine away; to wither or fade.
 verb (v. i.) To assume an expression of weariness or tender grief, appealing for sympathy.
 verb (v. i.) To cause to droop or pine.

lansehnoun (n.) The small, whitish brown fruit of an East Indian tree (Lansium domesticum). It has a fleshy pulp, with an agreeable subacid taste.

laplandishadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Lapland.

lappishnoun (n.) The language spoken by the Lapps in Lapland. It is related to the Finnish and Hungarian, and is not an Aryan language.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Lapps; Laplandish.

larchnoun (n.) A genus of coniferous trees, having deciduous leaves, in fascicles (see Illust. of Fascicle).

largishadjective (a.) Somewhat large.

lashnoun (n.) The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
 noun (n.) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.
 noun (n.) A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
 noun (n.) A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
 noun (n.) A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
 noun (n.) In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
 noun (n.) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten; as, to lash something to a spar; to lash a pack on a horse's back.
 verb (v. t.) To strike with a lash ; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
 verb (v. t.) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.
 verb (v. t.) To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
 verb (v. t.) To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.
 verb (v. i.) To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.

latchnoun (n.) That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
 noun (n.) A movable piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted.
 noun (n.) A latching.
 noun (n.) A crossbow.
 noun (n.) To catch so as to hold.
 noun (n.) To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
 verb (v. t.) To smear; to anoint.

lathnoun (n.) A thin, narrow strip of wood, nailed to the rafters, studs, or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting the tiles, plastering, etc. A corrugated metallic strip or plate is sometimes used.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or line with laths.

latishadjective (a.) Somewhat late.

lattermathnoun (n.) The latter, or second, mowing; the aftermath.

laughnoun (n.) An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter. See Laugh, v. i.
 verb (v. i.) To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.
 verb (v. i.) Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.
 verb (v. t.) To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.
 verb (v. t.) To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out.

launchnoun (n.) The act of launching.
 noun (n.) The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built.
 noun (n.) The boat of the largest size belonging to a ship of war; also, an open boat of any size driven by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like.
 verb (v. i.) To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
 verb (v. i.) To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.
 verb (v. i.) To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
 verb (v. i.) To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or enterprise.
 verb (v. i.) To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the stocks into the water; to plunge; to make a beginning; as, to launch into the current of a stream; to launch into an argument or discussion; to launch into lavish expenditures; -- often with out.

lavishadjective (a.) Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.
 adjective (a.) Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.
 verb (v. t.) To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.

leashnoun (n.) A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a falconer holds his hawk, or a courser his dog.
 noun (n.) A brace and a half; a tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general.
 noun (n.) A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.
 verb (v. t.) To tie together, or hold, with a leash.

leechnoun (n.) See 2d Leach.
 noun (n.) The border or edge at the side of a sail.
 noun (n.) A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp. those species used in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied species.
 noun (n.) A glass tube of peculiar construction, adapted for drawing blood from a scarified part by means of a vacuum.
 verb (v. t.) See Leach, v. t.
 verb (v. t.) To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds.
 verb (v. t.) To bleed by the use of leeches.

lengthadjective (a.) The longest, or longer, dimension of any object, in distinction from breadth or width; extent of anything from end to end; the longest line which can be drawn through a body, parallel to its sides; as, the length of a church, or of a ship; the length of a rope or line.
 adjective (a.) A portion of space or of time considered as measured by its length; -- often in the plural.
 adjective (a.) The quality or state of being long, in space or time; extent; duration; as, some sea birds are remarkable for the length of their wings; he was tired by the length of the sermon, and the length of his walk.
 adjective (a.) A single piece or subdivision of a series, or of a number of long pieces which may be connected together; as, a length of pipe; a length of fence.
 adjective (a.) Detail or amplification; unfolding; continuance as, to pursue a subject to a great length.
 adjective (a.) Distance.
 verb (v. t.) To lengthen.

letchnoun (v. & n.) See Leach.
 noun (n.) Strong desire; passion. (Archaic).

lettishnoun (n.) The language spoken by the Letts. See Lettic.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Letts.

lichadjective (a.) Like.
 adjective (a.) A dead body; a corpse.

lickerishadjective (a.) Eager; craving; urged by desire; eager to taste or enjoy; greedy.
 adjective (a.) Tempting the appetite; dainty.
 adjective (a.) Lecherous; lustful.

linchnoun (n.) A ledge; a right-angled projection.

liquorishadjective (a.) See Lickerish.

lithnoun (n.) A joint or limb; a division; a member; a part formed by growth, and articulated to, or symmetrical with, other parts.
  () 3d pers. sing. pres. of Lie, to recline, for lieth.

lithoglyphnoun (n.) An engraving on a gem.

lithographnoun (n.) A print made by lithography.
 verb (v. t.) To trace on stone by the process of lithography so as to transfer the design to paper by printing; as, to lithograph a design; to lithograph a painting. See Lithography.

loachnoun (n.) Any one of several small, fresh-water, cyprinoid fishes of the genera Cobitis, Nemachilus, and allied genera, having six or more barbules around the mouth. They are found in Europe and Asia. The common European species (N. barbatulus) is used as a food fish.

loathadjective (a.) Hateful; odious; disliked.
 adjective (a.) Filled with disgust or aversion; averse; unwilling; reluctant; as, loath to part.

lobbishadjective (a.) Like a lob; consisting of lobs.

lochnoun (n.) A lake; a bay or arm of the sea.
 noun (n.) A kind of medicine to be taken by licking with the tongue; a lambative; a lincture.

locksmithnoun (n.) An artificer whose occupation is to make or mend locks.

logogriphnoun (n.) A sort of riddle in which it is required to discover a chosen word from various combinations of its letters, or of some of its letters, which form other words; -- thus, to discover the chosen word chatter form cat, hat, rat, hate, rate, etc.

lompishadjective (a.) Lumpish.

longishadjective (a.) Somewhat long; moderately long.

loochnoun (n.) See 2d Loch.

loosishadjective (a.) Somewhat loose.

lophobranchnoun (n.) One of the Lophobranchii.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Lophobranchii.

lothadjective (a.) Alt. of Lothsome

loughnoun (n.) A loch or lake; -- so spelt in Ireland.
  (obs. strong imp.) of Laugh.

loutishadjective (a.) Clownish; rude; awkward.

lowishadjective (a.) Somewhat low.

lumpfishnoun (n.) A large, thick, clumsy, marine fish (Cyclopterus lumpus) of Europe and America. The color is usually translucent sea green, sometimes purplish. It has a dorsal row of spiny tubercles, and three rows on each side, but has no scales. The ventral fins unite and form a ventral sucker for adhesion to stones and seaweeds. Called also lumpsucker, cock-paddle, sea owl.

lumpishadjective (a.) Like a lump; inert; gross; heavy; dull; spiritless.

lunchnoun (n.) A luncheon; specifically, a light repast between breakfast and dinner.
 verb (v. i.) To take luncheon.

lungfishnoun (n.) Any fish belonging to the Dipnoi; -- so called because they have both lungs and gills.

lurchnoun (n.) An old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables.
 noun (n.) A double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch.
 noun (n.) A sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind.
 verb (v. i.) To swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up.
 verb (v. t.) To leave in the lurch; to cheat.
 verb (v. t.) To steal; to rob.
 verb (v. i.) To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man.
 verb (v. i.) To withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk.
 verb (v. i.) To dodge; to shift; to play tricks.

lushnoun (n.) Liquor, esp. intoxicating liquor; drink.
 adjective (a.) Full of juice or succulence.

luskishadjective (a.) Inclined to be lazy.

lussheburghnoun (n.) A spurious coin of light weight imported into England from Luxemburg, or Lussheburgh, as it was formerly called.

luthnoun (n.) The leatherback.

lymphnoun (n.) A spring of water; hence, water, or a pure, transparent liquid like water.
 noun (n.) An alkaline colorless fluid, contained in the lymphatic vessels, coagulable like blood, but free from red blood corpuscles. It is absorbed from the various tissues and organs of the body, and is finally discharged by the thoracic and right lymphatic ducts into the great veins near the heart.
 noun (n.) A fibrinous material exuded from the blood vessels in inflammation. In the process of healing it is either absorbed, or is converted into connective tissue binding the inflamed surfaces together.
 noun (n.) A fluid containing certain products resulting from the growth of specific microorganisms upon some culture medium, and supposed to be possessed of curative properties.

laryngographnoun (n.) An instrument for recording the larynx movements in speech.

latahnoun (n.) A convulsive tic or hysteric neurosis prevalent among Malays, similar to or identical with miryachit and jumping disease, the person affected performing various involuntary actions and making rapid inarticulate ejaculations in imitation of the actions and words of another person.