American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Law.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Law: used in various phrases.
- n. An abbreviation of lexicon.
- n. In numismatics, the money standard fixed by imperial or other constituted authority.
- v. computing To perform lexical analysis; to convert a character stream to a token stream as a preliminary to parsing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Law.
- From lexical analysis, from lexical (Wiktionary)
- Latin lēx, lēg-; see leg- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Codex Theodosianus", probably because they were written on parchment sheets bound together in book form, the title lex was given to collections of Roman Law made by order of the barbarian kings for such of their subjects as followed that legislation.”
“The etymology of the Latin word lex is a subject of controversy.”
“The lex is still my choice to go to for my twilight fix because I can trust the website.”
“Apr 30th, 2010 at 10: 34 am skipper: aside from the stated priorities of the website i am inclined to comment on curry hill – while not an expert on indian food, i have curry hill pretty well canvased. bahti on the nw corner of 27th & lex is my favorite of the dine-in set.”
“I agree - lex is stupid idea. marz lex luther? that fool doesnt even have a power. what's he gona do ... rich someone to death?”
“Etymologically I think lex is right with the first one.”
“This can be summed up by the phrase lex orandi, lex credendi, which can be translated freely as meaning that the manner in which the Church worships, lex orandi, must reflect what the Church believes, lex credendi.”
“u do have a lot to celebrate and to be proud of! the lex is just amazing!”
“legal" and "legitimate" come from the Latin word "lex" meaning "law"; meaning, in turn, that in diplomacy as in the world through the looking glass, it is an advantage to be able to believe in two contradictory points of view at the same time.”
“The word lex followed by a personal name in the feminine gender (Lex”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lex’.
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
Given names that were acceptable for play the last time I checked the OWL.
Valid 3-letter words with an x. Also, longer words with more than one x in them.
A Heidegger Collection - a log of logues
from PopCap Games. not that i spend a lot of time there. uh, no, not at all.
Looking for tweets for lex.