[ les-ter ]


  1. a male given name: from the English placename “Leicester.”

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As Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday laments in a two-star review, the film misses a glaring opportunity to spotlight Holiday’s long friendship with Lester “Prez” Young.

They are hoping Lester will give them an additional steady starting pitcher to go along with the team’s “Big Three” — Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin.

Their contracts bring the club about $20 million closer to the CBT threshold for 2021, factoring in Schwarber’s $3 million buyout — should the team not pick up his mutual option — and Lester’s $3 million deferred signing bonus.

The addition of Lester isn’t, say, signing reigning Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer, the marquee free agent available.

Lester is a five-time all-star, most recently in 2018, who also won a pair of titles with the Boston Red Sox, in 2007 and 2013, before joining the Cubs.

When Lester is by himself, his loneliness manifests itself in these stuffed animals that he talks to and fights with.

So when I realized I was playing Lester, I read the book in one night.

Lester is a strange little man alone in a cabin, not far from The Tramp locked in his cabin in The Gold Rush.

Two days later, when Lester Patrick and Frank Boucher called him up to their room to sign him, he just shook his head.

Musicians such as Charlie Parker, Count Basie, and Lester Young exuded the aura of outsider-as-insider.

And you've been hunting for him, too—besides that Lester Goodwin who turned out to be Reddy?

But David Lester was lost and vague, his food almost untouched.

"I have made up a basket of sandwiches for you and your comrades, Lester," she said.

Lester flopped heavily, and skidded across the bottom of the 'drome.

Lester was the only one without an activity to support himself.