Origin of lee1
Origin of lee2
Examples from the Web for lee
Contemporary Examples of lee
Lee and Coogan did briefly meet with the pope, with pictures to prove it, but no one at the Vatican officially screened the film.Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds
Barbie Latza Nadeau
January 8, 2015
What stuck in my mind were the two supporting actors, Gloria Grahame and Lee Marvin.
In my opinion Lee was one of the greatest actors of all time.
Little did I know that Lee had actually been born into a wealthy family.
Lee would stay up late, unable to sleep from the pains he had in his back.
Historical Examples of lee
He also wrote a supplement of three volumes, entitled "Lee's Lieutenants," which was exceptionally well received.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia
Dorothy M. Torpey
This was the last dispatch sent by Lee to the Rebel Government.The Great Conspiracy, Complete
John Alexander Logan
Jarwin walked aft and stood near the lee gangway contemplating the island in silence for some time.Jarwin and Cuffy
What was your impression of Lee on that score, was he industrious or not?Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It is still believed that Gen. Lee is to be generalissimo, and most people rejoice at it.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital
John Beauchamp Jones
Word Origin for lee
Old English hleo "shelter, cover, defense, protection," from Proto-Germanic *khlewaz (cf. Old Norse hle, Danish læ, Old Saxon hleo, Dutch lij "lee, shelter"). No known cognates outside Germanic; original sense uncertain and might have been "warm" (cf. German lau "tepid," Old Norse hly "shelter, warmth"), which might link it to PIE *kele- (1) "warm." As an adjective, 1510s, from the noun.