The traditional chunky wools and checks, however, lent a British feel.
It has since emerged, however, that Kate actually bought the dress herself in 2008, and it was she who lent it to her mum in 2010.
In return we lent the hospitable Post our halftones, and they adorned its first city edition next morning.
Funny or Die, a humor website with 19 million unique monthly visitors, lent a hand with a series of promos.
His lovely wife, who is also a formidable actress, Celia, has lent it to me for a couple of months, and I do really love it.
They eradicated none of his vices, and they lent him many of their own.
Or why so long (in life if long can be) lent Heaven a parent to the poor and me?
And, Steelman's heart being warmed by his successes, he lent the overcoat.
She was taken indoors, and lent some garments while her own were dried.
Could Johnson but have lived he would have lent her his helping hand.
late 14c., short for Lenten (n.) "forty days before Easter" (early 12c.), from Old English lencten "springtime, spring," the season, also "the fast of Lent," from West Germanic *langa-tinaz "long-days" (cf. Old Saxon lentin, Middle Dutch lenten, Old High German lengizin manoth), from *lanngaz (root of Old English lang "long;" see long (adj.)) + *tina-, a root meaning "day" (cf. Gothic sin-teins "daily"), cognate with Old Church Slavonic dini, Lithuanian diena, Latin dies "day" (see diurnal).
the compound probably refers to the increasing daylight. Cf. similar form evolution in Dutch lente (Middle Dutch lentin), German Lenz (Old High German lengizin) "spring." Church sense of "period between Ash Wednesday and Easter" is peculiar to English.
late 14c., from Old English lænan "to lend," from læn "loan" (see loan). Cognate with Dutch lenen, Old High German lehanon, German lehnen, also verbs derived from nouns. Past tense form, with terminal -d, became the principal form in Middle English on analogy of bend, send, etc.