Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Definitions for lea
- a tract of open ground, especially grassland; meadow.
- land used for a few years for pasture or for growing hay, then plowed over and replaced by another crop.
- a crop of hay on tillable land.
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Citations for lea
Now dance the lights on lawn and lea / The flocks are whiter down the vale / And milkier every milky sail / On winding stream or distant sea…
…and there were the scrubby bushes in the lea of the hill, and there was the winding gravel road that meandered over to the next valley.