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lea tract of open ground, (hence) grassland. OE. lēa(h), corr. to OHG. lōh (MHG. low brush-wood, scrub-land) :- Gmc. *lauχ- :- IE. *louq-, repr. also by L. lūcus grove, Lith. laūkas field. Skr. loká- open space; the basic meaning was prob. ‘clearing’, and developed from that of LIGHT1.

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lea / / • n. poetic/literary an open area of grassy or arable land: the lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea.

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Lea

a measure of yarn which varies according to type, i.e., worsted [80 yards] or cotton [120 yards], 1399.

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