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leese

leese


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leese  \Leese\  (l[=e]z),  v.  t.  [See  {Lose}.] 
  To  lose.  [Obs.] 
 
  They  would  rather  leese  their  friend  than  their  jest. 
  --Lord 
  Burleigh 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leese  \Leese\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  F.  l['e]ser,  L.  laesus  p.  p.  of 
  laedere.] 
  To  hurt.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson