Associations to the word «Lea»


LEA, noun. An open field, meadow
LEA, noun. Any of several measures of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay.
LEA, noun. A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.
LEA, proper noun. A female given name, latinized form of Leah.
LEA, proper noun. An English surname​, a variant of Lee.
LEA, proper noun. A river in London, also called the Lee.

Dictionary definition

LEA, noun. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
LEA, noun. A field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats