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Word Origin and History for leica


1925, proprietary name of cameras made by firm of Ernst & Leitz Gesellschaft, Wetzlar, Germany.

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  • Steve Parker, the district game protector, aimed his Leica at the carcass of the dog and snapped the shutter.

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    H. Beam Piper