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Definition of Leally
1. leal [adv] - See also: leal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leally
leally (current term)
lean, finely textured beef
Literary usage of Leally
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"difficulty of sounding the initial sp ; and the original word leally does appear in E. in the form spelter. ..."
2. The Romance of William of Palerne: (otherwise Known as the Romance of by Walter William Skeat (1867)
"... I Idlest is most leally, so that the sense is much tlie same. 600. The MS. has 1. 601 before 600, but the emendation so obviously assists the sense, ..."
3. Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland Hitherto Unpublished by Peter Buchan (1828)
"Come to ye're bed, ye unclean men, For ca:lid, caul ye my claes; Hynd Hasting wou'd embrac'd me twice Or ye pick your leally taes. Come to ye're bed, ..."
4. Lives of the Lindsays: Or, A Memoir of the Houses of Crawford and Balcarres by Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford (1849)
"... and their successors, yearly for to do and fulfil, leally and truly, ... And that all thir things above written shall leally and truly be done, ..."
5. The Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session]: Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland Court of Session (1906)
"The terms of the bond, by which it is said that the petitioners are made liable, are that Macdonald "shall leally, truly, ..."