Definitions

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  • n. Something learned; a lesson.
  • n. Learning, lore; doctrine.
  • n. Alternative form of lehr.
  • v. To teach.
  • v. To learn.

Etymologies

See lere (Wiktionary)
See lehr (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tell it to the people that are unemployed and losing everything while you fly around in lear jets drinking wine.

    Orszag: 'We've stepped back' from economic 'free fall'

  • What a beautiful Pussy you are!'...oh come on, mr lear, that is so definitive, you're not even trying to hide it any more...

    The Indignity of Commuting by Bicycle: Sounds, Sasquatch, Stupidity, and Specters

  • The constant practice of our profession is the surest road to "lear" or affluence.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • "I'm am sick to death of false reporting by the media, spoke with the o'lear's this morning and mitch the reporter did not try to contact lenny's father or mother. he left a message to speak with lenny. why in the world would he even mention his father's name? the olears are pillars in macomb twp and both parents and boys have always had postions in helping others. lenny is no different. he will prevail."

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  • We sent him every summer to spend his vacation in Mexico at my parents house, It took him only two summers to lear to speak spanish like a native, in middle school he tried for french and it was so easy for him to learn it.

    An Education in Mexico

  • Yet NPR. org reported yesterday that Williams's "status was earlier shifted from staff correspondent to analyst after he took c lear-cut positions about public policy on television and in newspaper opinion pieces."

    Standards and Practices

  • If you don't know how to knit, but want to lear […]

    Sunday! « in other words [a portland feminist and queer bookstore and blog]

  • The judge in the murder trial of Drew Peterson appeared shocked in court Thursday upon lear ning that Fox News had aired footage of Peterson

    Drew Peterson Trial: Judge Shocked That Savio Autopsy Was Filmed By Fox News

  • My lord, my legs and arms stood me in more stead than either my gentle kin or my book-lear, and I found myself trailing a pike as a private gentleman under old Sir Ludovick Leslie, where I learned the rules of service so tightly, that I will not forget them in a hurry.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • It's not like trying to explain something which the child does not understand but is willing to lear.

    jaeaxe Diary Entry

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