For now she rents local boats to deliver bed nets along the lake, where malaria is a leading cause of death.
They note that she is learning to read and write, and recently took her first canoe ride on a lake, an outing that thrilled her.
“Last year fishermen were real fishermen, now they are just for show, for tourists in the lake,” Yin says.
LaFever had almost made it to the lake, but slowly had to jettison all of his gear as he got weaker.
“The Masai who live around the lake are used to these creatures washing up—they think of them as junk,” said Brandt, 47.
The hollow in the bottom of which Saint-Jory is built was changed into a lake.
We had only about a hundred miles between the steamers and lake Michigan.
Mackinaw is at the head of lake Michigan—Chicago, at the foot.
After seventeen days' march they reached the lake of Lobnor in Turkestan.
Schroon River just above the lake was in his path, and here he stopped to rest.
"body of water," early 12c., from Old French lack and directly from Latin lacus "pond, lake," also "basin, tank," related to lacuna "hole, pit," from PIE *laku- (cf. Greek lakkos "pit, tank, pond," Old Church Slavonic loky "pool, puddle, cistern," Old Irish loch "lake, pond"). The common notion is "basin." There was a Germanic form of the word, which yielded cognate Old Norse lögr "sea flood, water," Old English lacu "stream," lagu "sea flood, water," leccan "to moisten" (see leak). In Middle English, lake, as a descendant of the Old English word, also could mean "stream; river gully; ditch; marsh; grave; pit of hell," and this might have influenced the form of the borrowed word. The North American Great Lakes so called from 1660s.
"deep red coloring matter," 1610s, from French laque (see lac), from which it was obtained.
lake 1 (lāk)
A small collection of fluid.
A pigment consisting of organic coloring matter with an inorganic, usually metallic base or carrier, used in dyes, inks, and paints. v. laked, lak·ing, lakes
To cause blood plasma to become red as a result of the release of hemoglobin from the red blood cells.