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[leer] /lɪər/
Ler. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • And no need had the saint to ask whether these indeed were the children of Lir.

  • When Lir and the Dedannan people heard these words, they wept aloud.

  • Meanwhile an incident occurred which pressed heavily on the mind of Lir.

  • So great was the tempest that the children of Lir were separated by the waves.

  • It is time for us to go to Fioncha, where Lir and his people dwell, and our people also.

  • Coming close to the shore, he asked them, were they the children of Lir?

  • On hearing these words the children of Lir came to the shore, and depended on his word.

  • And no need had the Saint to ask whether these indeed were the children of Lir.

    Celtic Tales Louey Chisholm
  • So Lir agreed, and they were united, and he took her with him to his own house.

  • One day her chariot was yoked for her and she took with her the four children of Lir in it.

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