Origin of levin
1200–50; Middle English levene, obscurely akin to Gothic lauhmuni (akin to Latin lūmen light)
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Examples from the Web for levin
Levin can at least diagnose the problem and recognize that this leads to an evacuation of traditional politics.
Levin rightly disparages the “nostalgia” that he says “blinds” both liberals and conservatives to this new reality.
This is not the first time Levin has called for a no-fly zone in Syria.
Levin is calling for a Turkish buffer zone inside Syria, protected by a U.S.-led no fly zone.Exclusive: Turkey OK’s American Drones to Fight ISIS
Eli Lake, Josh Rogin
October 16, 2014
In March of 2013, Levin endorsed the idea of a no-fly zone and airstrikes against the Assad regime.
Levin backs up Giffen in every word he says, and I agree with both of them.
About how much mud does the Mississippi carry down, Mr. Levin?
"But you do predict floods and rains, Mr. Levin," Ross put in.
Terrible was the flare of Whitefire as he flicked aloft like the levin in the cloud.Eric Brighteyes
H. Rider Haggard
It is agreed that Levin represents, to some extent, Tolstoy himself.Tolstoy
- an archaic word for lightning
C13: probably from Scandinavian; compare Danish lygnild