(used with a plural verb) Trademark.
Examples from the Web for levis
When we met, she was barefoot and dressed in ripped Levis and a T-shirt.How Research into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Turned into an Ugly Fight|Casey Schwartz|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At six o'clock, on the morning of the 6th May, a frigate hove in sight turning Point Levis.The Bastonnais|John Lesperance
In a few minutes there was silence in the hut, save for the oracular breathing of Prince Levis and the sparks from the fire.Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Complete|Gilbert Parker
He bought that of Lauzon opposite Quebec on which now stands the town of Levis and half a dozen villages.A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs|George M. Wrong
In the course of the night Levis, with 400 of his men, arrived, and the French were in readiness for the attack.With Wolfe in Canada|G. A. Henty
The harbour lay glimmering far below in the moonbeams, across it the heights of Levis stretched along the weird landscape.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
- the third son of Jacob and Leah and the ancestor of the tribe of Levi (Genesis 29:34)
- the priestly tribe descended from this patriarch (Numbers 18:21–24)
1926, American English, originally Levi's, from Levi Strauss and Company, original manufacturer. Strauss' innovation was the copper rivets at strain points. A cowboy's accessory, adopted as a fashion c.1940s.
masc. proper name, biblical son of Jacob by Leah, from Hebrew lewi, literally "joining, pledging, attached," from stem of lawah "he joined."