American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A garland of flowers, especially one worn around the neck.
- n. Plural of leu.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. For scientific words so beginning, see li-, lio-.
- n. Any ornamental dress for the head or neck, especially a necklace or a wreath of leaves and flowers.
- n. flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
- Romanian lei (Wiktionary)
- Hawaiian. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Grooms mostly earn a maile lei, which is surely masculine and drapes loosely around the neck.”
“This definitely isn't "media," and it's probably not "culture," although the little pooch does seem to be wearing a lei, which is, er, kind of cultural, right?”
“This is reflected in the modern Chinese character for the English meaning "tired", "累" ，lei, which is a picture of a field - the work of men - above a picture of a coil of silk - the work of women. gunpowder they had no intention of using it as a weapon; instead, it was developed in the Tang dynasty as a formula for immortality by religious Daoist (daojiao - 道教) alchemists.”
“A lei should be a welcomed celebration of one person's affection to another.”
“Cheesy though it may sound, vivo per lei which is actually a wonderful Andrea Bocelli song, but it's about la musica.”
“The lame jokes where people were getting leis put around their necks which prompted them to quip in wacky fashion: "I haven't been 'lei'd' in years!”
“aina i ka pono (For the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness) I mau aloa'a ka lei”
“For example, when my student who returned from Hawaii gave me a beautiful "lei," I used it to decorate the classroom god's head.”
“My Italian has changed - I have developed a strange accent, I accidentally say Spanish words, and I forget to use "lei" instead of "tu" in appropriate situations - and people still embrace me.”
“Proposto em 2005 pelo senador Eduardo Azeredo e agora em tramitação no Senado, o projeto de lei [...] 5 July 2009, 11: 18 am”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lei’.
A list of 3-letter words which cannot be formed by adding a letter to a 2-letter word (see Ken Clark's word lists found at http://www.seattlescrab...
Imagine my joy when I was wearing my calculator watch and was first introduced to someone named Leslie - there was exactly enough room on the display for 317537.14.
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the good ole boys of the nyt crossword puzzle
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
A selection of English* words ending with a vowel (except "y", "ea", ie", "ee", "oo", "ea", "ou") that is REALLY pronounced.
My favorite English words, by the way.
The good twin of The ...
Monetary units and other words that mean money. Other financial words are allowed too, as long as they're principally about money. Get it, principally? I kill me.
All the words I've come across whose definitions I did not know then.
Ties and other neckwear.
Looking for tweets for lei.