Leam meaning

A cord or strap for leading a dog.

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(UK, dialectal) A gleam or flash of light; a glow or glowing.
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(intransitive, UK, dialectal) To gleam; shine; glow.
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Origin of leam

  • From Middle English leme, from Old English lēoma (“ray of light, beam, radiance, gleam, glare, lightning”), from Proto-Germanic *leuhmô (“light, shine”), from Proto-Indo-European *leuk- (“light, bright”). Cognate with Icelandic ljómi (“gleam, ray, beam, flash of light”), Latin lumen (“light”).

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  • From Middle English lemen, from Old English lȳman, *līeman (“to shine”), from Proto-Germanic *leuhmijaną (“to shine”), from Proto-Indo-European *leuk- (“light, bright”). Cognate with Icelandic ljóma (“to glow”), Latin luminō (“light up”).

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  • See leamer, lien.

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