noun Scot. and North England.

learning; instruction; lesson.

Origin of lear

1350–1400; late Middle English lere lesson, noun use of lere to teach, Old English lǣran; cognate with Dutch leren, German lehren, Gothic laisjan; akin to lore1




Edward,1812–88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter.
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Edward. 1812–88, English humorist and painter, noted for his illustrated nonsense poems and limericks
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