noun, plural le·ges [lee-jeez; Latin le-ges] /ˈli dʒiz; Latin ˈlɛ gɛs/.
- lewisohn, ludwig,
- lewy bodies,
- lex loci,
- lex non scripta,
- lex scripta,
- lex talionis,
Origin of lex
salus populi suprema lex esto
Examples from the Web for lex
The co-owner of Metropolis Collectables, Vincent has Wolverine mutton chops, a Tony Stark goatee, and Lex Luthor swagger.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, it seems to be packed with incompetents who make the Watergate burglars look like Lex Luthor.
Lex Fajardo, creator of the graphic novel series Kid Beowulf, really likes Loki, too.
Bryan Cranston has reportedly been cast as Lex Luthor in a Man of Steel sequel.Bryan Cranston As Lex Luthor, Madonna Tops Highest Paid Celebs List|Culture Team|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thankfully, neither iteration relies on lazy storylines involving kryptonite or Lex Luthor (at least not yet).‘Man of Steel’ Is Fun to Watch, But It’s Still a Failure. Here’s Why.|Sujay Kumar|June 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yes, the Lex Falkenhayn was a great invention, and did what was claimed for it—it got the government out of the frying-pan.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The lex Julia was followed by a series of acts of legislation extending and modifying its provisions.
Lex talionis is the oldest kind of law and the most deeply rooted in human nature.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals|Edmund P. Evans
The free states received from Rome a charter of privileges (lex data) which, however, the Roman senate might at any time revoke.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. II (of II)|Walter M. Chandler
I should translate them, liber judicum, the Judges book; or lex judicum, the Judges law or rule.A Collection of Essays and Fugitiv Writings|Noah Webster