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  1. Laoighis.
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Examples from the Web for leix

Historical Examples

  • Leix and Offaly must be pacified by a general pardon, followed by gentle dealings, or else the people must be extirpated.

    Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)

    Richard Bagwell

  • Sheriffs were to be regularly appointed for Leix, Offaly, and for what is now the county of Wicklow.

  • Before Bellingham came to Ireland a hosting into Leix had been proclaimed, and he carried it out promptly.

  • In Leix and Offaly leases for twenty-one years were to be given; and religious reform was everywhere to be taken in hand.

  • Leinster at that time was, roughly speaking, bounded on the west by the River Barrow, and did not include Leix.

British Dictionary definitions for leix


  1. another name for Laois
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