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leal

(liːl)
adj
Scot loyal; faithful
[C13: from Old French leial, from Latin lēgālis legal; related to loyal]
ˈleally adv
lealty n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leal - faithful and true; "leal to the core of her intrepid Scottish heart"- Harry Lauder
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
loyal - steadfast in allegiance or duty; "loyal subjects"; "loyal friends stood by him"
References in classic literature ?
And so, in that derelict museum, upon the thick soft carpeting of dust, to Weena's huge delight, I solemnly performed a kind of composite dance, whistling THE LAND OF THE LEAL as cheerfully as I could.
He had not only settled it with himself in course of time, that he was errand-goer by appointment to the house at the corner (though he received such commissions not half a dozen times in a year, and then only as some servant's deputy), but also that he was one of the house's retainers and owed vassalage to it and was bound to leal and loyal interest in it.
Leal said that all agencies were placed under one roof to provide the needed assistance for the small entrepreneurs in Ilocos Region who face inconvenience under the old system in the local government units.
The conditions at an immigration detention center in Hutto were too much to bear for Honduran Amalia Arteaga Leal, one of tens of thousands of Central Americans who fled their homeland since last year.
This was my first college class in nearly 30 years, but I noticed the passion with which Professor Leal taught English.
a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA), has said that Jason Leal has been named its market president of the Upper Rio Grande Valley.
Leal will work to increase brand awareness of the bank in the growing market
The student, Michael Leal, argues that the school violated his First Amendment rights.
The Dubai club dominated and did everything but score, only to eventually end up on the losing side after late Luis Leal and Wael Ayan strikes lifted Kalba to victory.
The group is rounded out by funk drummer (and Leal's brother) Jimmy Leal and bassist Scoop McGuire.
According to local newspaper Globo , Yago Leal scaled the outside of the building in the capital Brasilia and entered Ronaldo's room via a balcony.
It comes after a jihadist group announced on Wednesday the death of Frenchman Gilberto Rodrigues Leal.