Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of leave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Departure; death.
  • n. That which is left; a remnant or relic; refuse: nearly always in the plural.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of departing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Construed correctly, this clause of the sentence would mean -- '_I, sorrowfully leaving all places gracious to the Maenalian god_:' but _that_ is not what Lord Wellesley designed: '_I leaving the woods of Cyllene, and the snowy summits of Pholoe, places that are all of them dear to Pan_' -- _that_ is what was meant: that is to say, not _leaving all places dear to Pan_, far from it; but _leaving a few places, every one of which is dear to Pan_.

    Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

  • Incredibly Richmond then managed to keep Melbourne goalless in the second term - the first time it had done that to any team in just over a year - as the Demons kicked only six behinds for the term leaving the Tigers just a goal adrift at half-time.

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • Chong Wei has no peers in the tournament, which starts in Johor Baru today, and he should cruise to the title leaving the back-up players fighting for the right to meet him in the final.

    nst online

  • Marco Van Vasten took an early lead but Arsenal fans soon started sending some votes for Denis Bergkamp but in the end, when more Dutch fans started voting, Johann Cruijff came from third place to sweep the title leaving Van Basten in second place.

    Chelsea Blog

  • Maludrottu's successor Ballone blazed his way to the title leaving a trail of destruction in his wake and the hard punching continental has vowed to extend a five bout knockout streak by crushing Napa's ambition under a torrent of leather.

    Doghouse Boxing News

  • KEY RETURNEES: If F Mac Koshwal joins senior G Will Walker in leaving the program at the year's end, the Blue Demons 'top returning scorer will be Mike Stovall, who averaged only 7.0 points a game.

    Big East Conference

  • Again leaving out Mr. Grizzly, either gun will kill anything in N.A. out to 300 yds.

    I am looking to purchase a new rifle within the next 6 months.

  • The best way to keep deer from leaving is to make a sanctuary, 1,2, better yet 5 acres of thicket or high grass that you sont step foot in.

    Nocturnal deer

  • Very few show any interest in leaving the profession.

    Finding Balance

  • These tragedies have colored the administration's regulatory record, but it has been successful in leaving its own mark as well, a new OMB Watch report shows.

    Matt Madia: Does Regulation Under Obama Put the Public First?

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