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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of leaf.
- adj. Having a leaf or leaves; used mainly in combination with another word to form adjectives describing the number, form, colour, etc., of leaves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having (such) a leaf or (so many) leaves; -- used in composition
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having leaves: used frequently in composition: as, broad- leafed; thin-leafed, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having leaves or leaves as specified; often used in combination
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Tod – Turned wood with a segment of its grain leafed in pure 24-karat gold:
Of the olive-tree two varieties are particularly distinguished: the long-leafed, which is cultivated in the south of France and in Italy; and the broad-leafed in Spain, which has its fruit much longer than that of the former kind.
When I leafed through this book, I actually thought it was a lot older than it is.
The Vancouver Winter Games are history now except for that montage — — star-spangled, or maybe maple-leafed, depending on your Olympic fealty.
An old-timer walked by, picked one up, leafed through its pages and said:
Disheartened, she took home her plastic drinking cup and the small-leafed plant that adorned her desk.
I picked up a magazine and leafed through the pages.
She picked up a copy of InStyle and leafed through it.
But it looked delectable in the pages of the magazines I leafed through, which invariably featured recipes and pointers for the "perfect" holiday table.
A few months ago I saw one of her recent books on a table & leafed through it.
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