from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dear. See lief.
- Same as 3d & 4th leave.
- intransitive v. To live.
- transitive v. To believe.
- transitive v. To grant; -- used esp. in exclamations or prayers followed by a dependent clause.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete variant of leave, leave, leeve, live, and lief.
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