Definition of Lests

1. lest [v] - See also: lest



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lests

lesson plan
lessoned
lessoning
lessons
lessons learned
lessor
lessors
lessour
lesspeople
lessperson
lesspersons
lest
lest we forget
lested
lesting
lests (current term)
lesukite
let
let's
let's go
let's not and say we did
let's roll
let's see
let-down
let-down reflex
let-downs
let-off
let-offs
let-through
let-up

Literary usage of Lests

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1. The Poetical Decameron, Or, Ten Conversations on English Poets and Poetry by John Payne Collier (1820)
"His Court witty lests—His sound Citty lests—His Country pretty lests: full of Delight, Wit and honest Mirth," 1611; and it is not improbable that this ..."

2. Humour, Wit, & Satire of the Seventeenth Century by John Ashton (1883)
"I. His Court Witty lests. 2. His found City lests. 3. His Countrey- pretty lests. full of delight, Wit and honest Mirth. London. Printed by IH.3 for Andrew ..."

3. Humour, Wit, & Satire of the Seventeenth Century by John Ashton (1883)
"I. His Court Witty lests. 2. His found City lests. 3. His Countrey- pretty lests. full of delight, Wit and honest Mirth. London. Printed by IH.3 for Andrew ..."

4. The Poetical Decameron, Or, Ten Conversations on English Poets and Poetry by John Payne Collier (1820)
"His Court witty lests—His sound Citty lests—His Country pretty lests : full of Delight, Wit and honest Mirth," 1611; and it is not improbable that this ..."

5. The Literature of Roguery by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1907)
"Collections of separate unconnected specimens of wit like the "Cambridge Jests" or the rival Oxford series, "lests from the ..."

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