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  1. a seaport in SE Scotland, on the Firth of Forth: now part of Edinburgh.
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Examples from the Web for leith

Historical Examples

  • Alan answered the invitation by repairing to Leith in person with all speed.

    The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1876


  • Boris intends to go to Leith, if wind and water let him do so.

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

  • As it is, the second party will have Leith's division to deal with.

  • But Leith's regiments were approaching the spot at the double.

  • We live in a sort of big cottage that I have built near Leith Hill.

    The Green Carnation

    Robert Smythe Hichens

British Dictionary definitions for leith


  1. a port in SE Scotland, on the Firth of Forth: part of Edinburgh since 1920
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