When we met, she was barefoot and dressed in ripped levis and a T-shirt.
levis, my dear, do you refuse to tell her what to do or say?
Faith levis couldn't go—at which, I think, we were all secretly glad.
There he met a lot of his friends, and one of his cousins from levis.
levis, my dear, you are certainly the best of fathers, as well as of husbands.
The command had passed from the hands of Montcalm into those of the general who was afterwards a marshal and Duke of levis.
He and levis worked harmoniously, for Uvis was conciliatory and tactful.
A short time later, they arrived at levis and saw the majestic heights of Quebec opposite.
Amherst, however, fell back again, and levis was able to rejoin Montcalm.
When I was brought to him, he was standing on a knoll alone, looking through a glass towards the batteries of levis.
1926, American English, originally Levi's, from Levi Strauss and Company, original manufacturer. Strauss' innovation was the copper rivets at strain points. A cowboy's accessory, adopted as a fashion c.1940s.
masc. proper name, biblical son of Jacob by Leah, from Hebrew lewi, literally "joining, pledging, attached," from stem of lawah "he joined."
Blue denim dungaree pants; blue jeans
[1940s+; fr Levi Strauss2 ,a mid-1800s Westerncompanythatmadeandmakessuchgarments]
adhesion. (1.) The third son of Jacob by Leah. The origin of the name is found in Leah's words (Gen. 29:34), "This time will my husband be joined [Heb. yillaveh] unto me." He is mentioned as taking a prominent part in avenging his sister Dinah (Gen. 34:25-31). He and his three sons went down with Jacob (46:11) into Egypt, where he died at the age of one hundred and thirty-seven years (Ex. 6:16). (2.) The father of Matthat, and son of Simeon, of the ancestors of Christ (Luke 3:29). (3.) Luke 3:24. (4.) One of the apostles, the son of Alphaeus (Mark 2:14; Luke 5:27, 29), called also Matthew (Matt. 9:9).