Word Origin for leat
Examples from the Web for leat
She could hear Mrs. Leat, the widow who acted as postmistress, walking about over her head.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy
Much of the snow that had been removed from the leat had drifted back, and part of the work had to be done over again.
"Slan leat," repeated the Dark Master and turned his back, gazing down at the fire.Nuala O'Malley|H. Bedford-Jones
For nearly twelve hours a gang of men dug at the drift, and succeeded in freeing the leat and saving the town from a water famine.
Both little shrill voices were obsequious with the information that he had gone towards the leat.Beggars on Horseback|F. Tennyson Jesse