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lene


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lene  \Lene\  (l[=e]n),  v.  t.  [See  {Lend}.] 
  To  lend;  to  grant;  to  permit.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lene  \Le"ne\  (l[=e]"n[-e]),  a.  [L.  lenis  smooth.]  (Phonetics) 
  a  Smooth;  as  the  lene  breathing. 
  b  Applied  to  certain  mute  consonants,  as  p,  k,  and  t  (or 
  Gr  [pi],  [kappa],  [tau]).  --W.  E.  Jelf. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lene  \Le"ne\,  n.  (Phonetics) 
  a  The  smooth  breathing  (spiritus  lenis). 
  b  Any  one  of  the  lene  consonants,  as  p,  k,  or  t  (or  Gr 
  [pi],  [kappa],  [tau]).  --W.  E.  Jelf. 




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