What does lees mean?

lees meaning in General Dictionary

Dregs See 2d Lee

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  • A leash
  • the sediment from fermentation of an alcoholic drink
  • of Lee
  • Dregs. See 2d Lee.
  • A leash.

lees meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., from Old French lies, plural of lie "sediment," probably from Celtic (compare Old Irish lige "a bed, a lying"), from PIE root *legh- "to rest" (see lie (v.2)).

lees meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Lee

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  • (letter.) A leash.

Sentence Examples with the word lees

Some steep seed in soda and oil lees to get a larger produce.

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