Leat Leat, n. [Cf. {Lead} to conduct.] An artificial water trench, esp. one to or from a mill. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]

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  • leat — LEAT, (1, 2) leaturi, s.n., (3) s.m. 1. s.n. (înv.) An. 2. s.n. (pop.) Contingent. ♢ expr. A fi leat cu cineva = a fi de aceeaşi vârstă cu cineva. 3. s.m. Denumire familiară (de adresare) dată unui soldat. – Din sl …   Dicționar Român

  • leaţ — LEAŢ, leaţuri, s.n. Despicătură lungă şi îngustă de lemn, adesea fasonată (în patru muchii), folosită în tâmplărie. [var.: laţ s.n.] – Din magh. léc. Trimis de ionel bufu, 21.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  LEAŢ s. v. şipcă. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Leat — Devonport leat near Nun s cross farm A leat (also lete or leet, or millstream) is the name, common in the south and west of England and in Wales, for an artificial watercourse or aqueduct dug into the ground, especially one supplying water to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Leat — This unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is either a topographical name from residence by a leat or watercourse, deriving from the Olde English pre 7th Century (ge)laet , conduit, trench, or a locational name from any of the minor… …   Surnames reference

  • leat — noun an artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct, but especially a millrace …   Wiktionary

  • léat — past 3rd sing of lútan …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • leat — North Country (Newcastle) Words to search, to ceek, to summon, to invite …   English dialects glossary

  • leat — I. (soldat) s. m., pl. leţi II. (an, contingent) s. n., pl. leáturi …   Romanian orthography

  • leaţ — s. n., pl. leáţuri …   Romanian orthography

  • leat — [li:t] noun Brit. an open watercourse conducting water to a mill. Origin C16: from OE gelt in wætergelt water channel , related to ltan to let …   English new terms dictionary

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