Definition of Leigh

1. Noun. English film actress (1913-1967).

Exact synonyms: Vivien Leigh
Generic synonyms: Actress

Definition of Leigh

1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=), variant of Lee. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surname. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames female given name), transferred from the surname. ¹

4. Noun. a meadow. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leigh

Leibniz's law
Leichtenstern's phenomenon
Leichtenstern's sign
Leichtlin's camas
Leiden jar
Leidenfrost effect
Leidig cell
Leigh (current term)
Leigh's disease
Leigh Hunt
Leiner's disease
Leiophyllum buxifolium
Leipoa ocellata
Leipzig yellow

Literary usage of Leigh

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"William Leigh, was the son of Fernando Leigh, a captain in the English army, ... William Leigh studied at William and Mary College, and then took a course ..."

2. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Leigh, Dora. (Trans.) Noble Words and Deeds; from the French of E. Miiller. Illust. ... Leigh, Henry Stone. The Religion of the World, Lon., 1869, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Leigh V. Leigh. person in this country should be the Receiver ; who might ... THE Bill in this cause stated the Will of Lord Leigh, dated the 11th of May, ..."

4. Proceedings by Bristol Naturalists' Society (Bristol, England), Bristol Naturalists' Society (1891)
"This and the three following species were to be found about a fortnight after this date, GCG; March 21st, Leigh Woods, abundant. 27. ..."

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