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[led-id] /ˈlɛd ɪd/
(of gasoline) containing tetraethyllead.
Origin of leaded
First recorded in 1935-40; lead2 + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Upon the leaded panes the faint silver shifted, faded, and presently died.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • He was staring through the leaded panes with an intent, eager gaze.

    Studies in love and in terror Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • One of the west windows creaked and crashed by turns as it swung heavily in its leaded frame.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • 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
  • Beneath it, exactly in the center of the page, was a leaded box with the caption "A Challenge."

    The Vision Spendid William MacLeod Raine
  • They only take the fly sunk, and generally a leaded one is used.

    Fishing in British Columbia Thomas Wilson Lambert
  • In the circumstances, the leaded line of leaping words was justified.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • Sometimes this bevelled glass is in small squares, with leaded joints.

    Convenient Houses Louis Henry Gibson
  • Round the walls of the room were bookcases with leaded diamond panes.

    Waiting for Daylight Henry Major Tomlinson
  • Joints are made at the hubs, and should be leaded and well calked.

    Convenient Houses Louis Henry Gibson
British Dictionary definitions for leaded


(of windows) composed of small panes of glass held in place by thin grooved strips of lead: leaded lights
(of petrol) containing tetraethyl lead in order to improve combustion
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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