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leman


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leman  \Le"man\  (l[=e]"man  or  l[e^]m"an;  277),  n.  [OE.  lemman, 
  lefman;  AS  le['o]f  dear  +  mann  man.  See  {Lief},  and  {Man}.] 
  A  sweetheart,  of  either  sex;  a  gallant,  or  a  mistress;  -- 
  usually  in  a  bad  sense  [Archaic]  --Chaucer.  --Spenser. 
  --Shak. 




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