Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lukewarm, tepid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Lukewarm; tepid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Warm; lukewarm; tepid.
  • Weak; faint.
  • n. Shelter; a place sheltered from the wind.
  • n. An obsolete variant of lea.

Etymologies

Cognate with Old Norse hlýr ("warm, mild"), ( > Danish ly ("lukewarm")), hlær, German lau, which are themselves akin to Old Norse hlé ("lee") ( > Danish læ ("shelter"), compare lee). (Wiktionary)

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