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“The gray waves lash along the lea.”

-Ocean Thoughts

lea

[lē]

NOUN

leas (plural noun)

an open area of grassy or arable land:

ORIGIN

Old English lēa(h), of Germanic origin; related to Old High German loh ‘grove,’ from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit lokás ‘open space,’ Latin lucus ‘grove,’ and perhaps also light1.

lea.

ABBREVIATION

league.

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