Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lean.

Etymologies

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lean +‎ -eth

Examples

  • It is like unto the dreams of the dreamer and the sleep-visions of the sleeper or as the mirage of the desert, which the thirsty take for water; 116 and Satan maketh it fair for men even unto death These are the ways of the world; wherefore put not thou thy trust therein neither incline thereto, for it bewrayeth him who leaneth upon it and who committeth himself thereunto in his affairs.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In this thing the LORD pardon thy servant, that when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow myself in the house of Rimmon: when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the LORD pardon thy servant in this thing.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Let it rest on the head of Jo'ab; and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of Jo'ab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.

    2 Samuel 3.

  • He repeated in a low voice: "In this thing the Lord pardon thy servant, that when my master goeth into the house of Rimmon to worship there, and he leaneth on my hand, and I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, when I bow down myself in the house of Rimmon, the Lord pardon thy servant in this thing."

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • Then M. Wischarde, looking towards the Cardinall, said, He who in such state, from that high place, feedeth his eyes with my torments, within few dayes shall be hanged out at the same window, to be seen with as much ignominy, as he now leaneth there in pride.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Syrian, bow myself down in the house of Rimmon, even although my master leaneth on my hand.

    The Knight of the Golden Melice A Historical Romance

  • Alas! he by whom the iron image of Bhima on a former occasion wag reduced to fragments, leaneth today on a weak woman.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • This leaneth more towards a Satire than a Compliment, in this respect, that he could not only suffer

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • It is this terrible thirst, fraught with sin that leaneth unto unrighteous acts.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Vana Parva, Part 1

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