- loyal; true.
Origin of leal
Examples from the Web for leal
Contemporary Examples of leal
“The last thing I remember him saying was he did a good job,” Leal told People.Ashton Kutcher’s History of Idiocy: Ubergate, Brownface, Joe Paterno, and More
November 20, 2014
Leal was up before the count of 10 but then collapsed and soon thereafter fell into a coma.
Hirales, who was dominating the fight, had Leal down in the sixth round.
The previous week, Star had published a set of incriminating photos of Leal and Kutcher taken on the night in question.Demi Moore’s Downward Spiral Since Her Split From Ashton Kutcher
July 17, 2012
Historical Examples of leal
A loving heart and a leal within, are better than gowd or gentle kin.The Proverbs of Scotland
My kin are leal and true, father,They mourn to see my grief; But, oh!The Book of Humorous Verse
Every man hath conversion and the new birth; but it is not leal come.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
I must be understood, I as leal, but does not require to be inserted.
Anna, he added, was a leal friend and dear to Sorcha, so that all was well.Pharais and The Mountain Lovers
- Scot loyal; faithful
Word Origin for leal
"loyal, faithful, honest, true," c.1300, lele, surviving from Middle English as Northern English and Scottish form of loyal. The Land of the leal is Heaven, not Scotland.