Definition of Leming
1. leme [v] - See also: leme
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Literary usage of Leming
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1816)
"... and subsist by their number, not their strength, we come to a species- more bold, more dangerous, and more numerous than any of the former, The leming, ..."
2. Arctic Researches, and Life Among the Esquimaux: Being the Narrative of an by Charles Francis Hall (1865)
"The Roar of a Cataract.—Waters alive with Salmon.—Discover the Termination of Frobisher Bay.—Enter an Estuary.—Make Landing.—A leming. ..."
3. A General Digest of the Law of Corporations: Presenting the American by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1869)
"305 ; Г«. Supreme Ct. 1855, State v. Williams, 27 Vt. 755. And see leming- ton f. Blodgett, 37 Vt. 210 ; Durkin «. Exchange Bank of Virginia, 2 Patt. ..."
4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... hale (a), haul, hiie (a), jib (3), jolly, locket, Norman, rinse, rivet, sound (4), strife, strive, waif, waive, wicket. Norwegian : lemming (leming). ..."
5. Genealogical and Personal Memorial of Mercer County, New Jersey by Francis Bazley Lee, Lewis Publishing Company (1907)
"Noah Reese, married Kate leming, two children : Anna Marie and William. 5. Cora Belle, wife of Andrew Hart Burroughs, and they are the parents of one child, ..."