/li/ (say lee)

Arthur Mills, 1868–1932, Australian entomologist; instrumental in developing a poisonous gas to kill wheat weevils.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Lea — Lea, n. [Cf. {Lay}, n. (that which is laid), 4.] (Textile Manuf.) (a) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay. (b) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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