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English

Etymology

Old French lies, plural of lie, from Gaulish liga (silt, sediment), from Proto-Indo-European *legh- (to lie, to lay). See also lie.

Noun

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lees (plural)

  1. (plurale tantum) The sediment that settles during fermentation of beverages, consisting of dead yeast and precipitated parts of the fruit.
  2. (sailing) Plural form of lee.

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Afrikaans

Verb

lees

  1. to read

Dutch

Verb

lees

  1. First-person singular present and imperative of lezen.

Spanish

Verb

lees (infinitive: leer)

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of leer.

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