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lem·an

 (lĕm′ən, lē′mən)
n. Archaic
1. A sweetheart; a lover.
2. A mistress.

[Middle English leofman, lemman : leof, dear (from Old English lēof; see leubh- in Indo-European roots) + man, man; see man.]
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leman

(ˈlɛmən; ˈliː-)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a beloved; sweetheart
2. (Historical Terms) a lover or mistress
[C13 lemman, leofman, from leof dear, lief + man]

Léman

(lemɑ̃)
n
(Placename) Lac Léman the French name for (Lake) Geneva
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lem•an

(ˈlɛm ən, ˈli mən)

n. Archaic.
1. a sweetheart; lover.
2. a mistress.
[1175–1225; Middle English lemman. See lief, man]

Le•man

(ˈli mən)

n.
Lake, Geneva, Lake of.
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leman

- An old word for "sweetheart, lover."
See also related terms for sweetheart.
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