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leaded

[led-id] /ˈlɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
(of gasoline) containing tetraethyllead.
Origin of leaded
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40; lead2 + -ed3
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Historical Examples
  • In the circumstances, the leaded line of leaping words was justified.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • Round the walls of the room were bookcases with leaded diamond panes.

    Waiting for Daylight Henry Major Tomlinson
  • He was staring through the leaded panes with an intent, eager gaze.

    Studies in love and in terror Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • leaded glass can be used in place of this latticework, if it is desired.

    Mission Furniture

    H. H. Windsor
  • If you angle for him your tackle should be strong and leaded, so as to keep your line at bottom.

    The Teesdale Angler R Lakeland
  • They only take the fly sunk, and generally a leaded one is used.

    Fishing in British Columbia Thomas Wilson Lambert
  • Sometimes this bevelled glass is in small squares, with leaded joints.

    Convenient Houses

    Louis Henry Gibson
  • Joints are made at the hubs, and should be leaded and well calked.

    Convenient Houses

    Louis Henry Gibson
  • Cathedral glass, plain, $0.30 a foot; leaded, from $1 upward.

    Convenient Houses

    Louis Henry Gibson
  • From the big, leaded windows of the room the view is as fine as on the terrace.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
British Dictionary definitions for leaded

leaded

/ˈlɛdɪd/
adjective
1.
(of windows) composed of small panes of glass held in place by thin grooved strips of lead: leaded lights
2.
(of petrol) containing tetraethyl lead in order to improve combustion
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