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lede

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Live poor so you can die rich.
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English

Etymology

Deliberately altered spelling of lead, to avoid confusion with a strip of type metal used for positioning type in the frame. Cf. Middle English below. Note the pronunciations are already distinct.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
lede

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The introductory paragraph(s) of a newspaper or other article.

Quotations

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Italian

Verb

lede

  1. third-person singular indicative present of ledere

Middle English

Noun

lede

  1. Middle English variant of lead, in both senses and pronunciations.

Verb

lede

  1. Middle English variant of lead, in both senses and pronunciations.

Norwegian

Verb

lede (present tense leder; past tense leda/ledet; past participle leda/ledet; present participle ledende; imperative led)

  1. To lead

Swedish

Etymology

From a nounal use of the adjective led in the more original synonym "den lede frestaren" (the evil tempter)

Noun

den lede

  1. the evil one, the loathsome or disgusting one; the devil, Satan

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