Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Lightning.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See leven.
  • noun An obsolete variant of leaven.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Lightning.
  • noun [Obs.] a thunderbolt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Lightning; a bolt of lightning.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English levene, levin; see leuk- in Indo-European roots.]

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Origin uncertain.

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