Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Northern England, Scotland Language; tongue.
- n. Scotland A national tongue (in contrast to a foreign language).
- n. Scotland The speech of a person or class of persons; form of speech; talk; utterance; manner of speaking or writing; phraseology; diction.
- n. Scotland A strain in a rhyme, song, or poem; refrain; flow.
- n. Scotland A constant or repeated line or verse; theme.
- n. Scotland Patter; rigmarole.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A caldron; a copper kettle.
- From Middle English leed, lede, shortened variant of leden ("language"), from Old English lēoden ("popular or national language, native tongue"), from Old English lēod ("poeple, nation"). Cognate with Scots leid ("language"). More at lede. (Wiktionary)
“And nyghe besyde that temple, upon the right syde, is a chirche covered with leed, that is clept Salomones”
“And nyghe besyde that temple, upon the right syde, is a chirche covered with leed, that is clept Salomones Scole.”
“The first paragraph of any story is called the _lead_ (pronounced "leed"); the word _lead_ is also used to designate several introductory paragraphs that are tacked on at the beginning of a long story, which may be of the nature of a”
“Forward allowance, or lead (pronounced 'leed'), became secondary to good gun fit, camouflage, decoy placement and close range.”
“Republicans, grow up ....... except the fact that you lost, we have a black President who knows what he is doing and let him leed.”
“Please American we need a man like Obama to leed us.”
“Clinton would have been in the leed if she was competing with another person.”
“April 10, 2010 at 7:03 am conga rats pb, u leed teh luvvley free wai tye!”
“* Obcors, yeztadai Nenne n Ai thott wi wer teh leed until twu owerz laita !”
“May 11, 2010 at 3:04 pm conga rats, AP – luks liek you leed deh 7-way braid. u are fleet of fingerz.”
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