Definition of Lease-lend
1. Noun. The transfer of goods and services to an ally to aid in a common cause. "Lend-lease during World War II was extremely generous"
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Literary usage of Lease-lend
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. In Danger Undaunted: The Anti-Interventionist Movement of 1940-1941 As by Justus D. Doenecke (1990)
"26, October 4, 1941 More Money Wanted There is now pending before Congress a request by the President for a second lease-lend appropriation, this time for ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1889)
"1'lease lend me an electric derrick ! " " Pardon my stupidity —-let me take it down for you." I stepped to the book-case, laid the book upon the floor, ..."
3. Motion Picture Projection: An Elementary Text-book by James Ross Cameron (1921)
"It shall be unlawful to sell, lease, lend, exhibit or use any motion picture film, reel or view, in Pennsylvania, unless the said film, reel or view has ..."
4. The Morals of the Movie by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer (1922)
"It shall be unlawful to sell, lease, lend, exhibit or use any motion-picture film, reel, or view, in this state, unless the said film, reel, ..."
5. Challenging Horizons: QANTAS 1939-1954 by John Gunn (1987)
"The cost of operation is paid for by this Department on behalf of the Commonwealth Government, and the amount credited to Reciprocal Lease-Lend [sic]. ..."