- less than,
- lesser antilles,
- lesser ape
Origin of lessee
Examples from the Web for lessees
All the lessees did the same thing, and partially protected each other against fraud.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field|Thomas W. Knox
But none the less did she give loud expression to all that was in her mind anent the lessees and the commissionaires.Cleo The Magnificent|Louis Zangwill
After the Fortune was thus closed, the lessees were in a predicament.
"But why do not you state your grievances to the landlords and lessees," said the stranger.Sybil|Benjamin Disraeli
The excuse of the lessees for their failure to pay was the "restraint from playing."
Word Origin for lessee
"one to whom a lease is given," late 15c., from Anglo-French lesee, Old French lessé, past participle of lesser (Modern French laisser) "to let, leave" (see lease).