Origin of lieu
Examples from the Web for lieu
These “free” games display ads, often in obnoxious places, in lieu of the entry fee.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So as not to die, in lieu of any of these offerings, I decide to go searching for coffee.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In lieu of this, dispensaries are getting aggressively green on their websites.Colorado Weed Dispensaries Celebrate ‘Green Friday’|Abby Haglage|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In lieu of a traditional runway, Lagerfeld had the Grand Palais trussed up as an artificial city.The Perils of Glitzy Celebrity Feminism Having a Moment|Amy Zimmerman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The State Department should accept supplementary documents in lieu of the HR letter that contractors say they cannot provide.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In lieu of money the gamblers wagered with cedar-berries, each of which berries represented a pipeful of tobacco.The Man of the Forest|Zane Grey
In lieu of the shoe untanned leather was tied with thongs around the feet.
This bed, not a bed at all, merely a broad ledge of stone left by the prison masons in lieu of a bed.Forbidden Cargoes|Roy J. Snell
In section 2, line 2, strike out the word "fifty" and insert in lieu thereof the word "twenty."Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Grover Cleveland
At Dasahra a pumpkin is offered to these articles in lieu of a goat.
Word Origin for lieu
late 13c., from Old French lieu "place, position, situation, rank," from Latin locum (nominative locus) "place."
see under instead of.