- Loch, a lake in E Scotland: ruins of a castle in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.
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Examples from the Web for leven
I 'spec' mine done it, too, jes' like you say, 'long 'bout 'leven.The Winning Clue
James Hay, Jr.
It's been 'leven years since I've given a Christmas present to anybody.Christmas
But I guess we'll hev to bury 'Leven in it to get it underground.Friendship Village
It must be 'leven o'clock an—an think what we'll ketch for bein' late at school.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore
You see, Pa came home from the theatre about 'leven, and he had been drinking.Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa
George W. Peck
- a lake in E central Scotland: one of the shallowest of Scottish lochs, with seven islands, on one of which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned (1567–8). Length: 6 km (3.7 miles). Width: 4 km (2.5 miles)
- a sea loch in W Scotland, extending for about 14 km (9 miles) east from Loch Linnhe
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