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- a unit length used to ascertain the linear density of yarns.
- a count or number representing units of linear measure per pound in linen or cotton yarn: a 20-lea yarn.
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Example sentences from the Web for lea
Glee actress Lea Michele was seemingly dissed by Jessica Lange on the red carpet.
And so the problem seems to be that Lea Michele and Anne Hathaway are too good.
Reportedly, he wants to star Lea Michele in a production based on another ex-Streisand vehicle, Funny Girl.‘The Normal Heart’ and Hope in the Battlefield of AIDS|Michael Musto|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Actresses, mainly: Julianne Hough, Katharine McPhee, Lea Michele.How 'Billy on the Street' Star Billy Eichner Turned Screaming at Strangers Into Comedy Gold|Kevin Fallon|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She talks to Lea Carpenter about why fiction can tell this story so powerfully.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love|Lea Carpenter|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The green lea was speckled as thickly with them as a canvas by Van Alsloot or Sallaert with burghers.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
This day a year ago Sir Richard Lea borrowed four hundred pounds from me.Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades|Florence Holbrook
By reference to the descriptions of Mr. Barnes and Mr. Lea, recited above, the number will be seen to have exceeded this estimate.
This species, Mr. Lea remarks, has a great geographical extension.
Here is my widow friend who after working fifteen hours daily for years was dragged from the Lea.London's Underworld|Thomas Holmes