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- adj. superlative form of leal: most leal.
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But the murmur among the archers, the lealest part of the earl's retainers, continued, till there stepped forth their captain, a gray old man, but still sinewy and unbent, the iron relic of a hundred battles.
"My liege," said he, with becoming dignity and spirit, "if you can thus address your most tried confidant and your lealest friend, your most dangerous enemy is yourself."
Duke Street, Adelphi, where Countess Wachtmeister ” one of the lealest of H. P.B.'s friends ” was at work, and I signed an application to be admitted as fellow of the Theosophical Society.
"O bravest and lealest of friends, forgive thy wretched queen.