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l.

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law.
4.
leaf.
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left.
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plural ll. line.
9.
link.
10.
(in Italy) lira; lire.
11.
liter; liters.
12.
long.

L.1

1.
book.
Origin of L.1
From the Latin word liber

L.2

1.
Origin
From the Latin word locus

L.3

1.
Lady.
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Lake.
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law.
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left.
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lempira; lempiras.
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leu; lei.
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lev; leva.
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(in Italy) lira; lire.
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Lord.
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Low.
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16.
Theater. stage left.
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Examples from the Web for l.
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  • In Vienna, l. 11,000 a-year is equal to twice the sum in England.

  • On l. two lower seats covered with cushions of fine woollen cloth.

    Apu Ollantay Anonymous
  • The object of hte is probably geweald, to be supplied from wordum weld of l. 30.

    Beowulf Unknown
  • The meaning of blaneum is partly explained by fealwe mearas below, l. 866.

    Beowulf Unknown
  • Contrast the construction of bebeorgan a few lines below (l. 1759), where the dat.

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British Dictionary definitions for l.

L.

abbreviation
1.
lake
2.
left
3.
length
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