- learning; instruction; lesson.
Origin of lear
- Edward,1812–88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter.
- (italics) King Lear.
Examples from the Web for lears
Historical Examples of lears
Yet the King Lears of later times have been all beard, or very nearly so.A Book of the Play
Something comes choking in ones throat, climbing like Lears hysterica passio.The Curate in Charge
For Lears threats, what could he do to him, whose life was already at his service, that should not hinder duty from speaking?The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883
The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
- Edward. 1812–88, English humorist and painter, noted for his illustrated nonsense poems and limericks