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v. t.1.To lose.
They would rather leese their friend than their jest.
- Lord Burleigh.
1.To hurt.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
An argument fit for great and mighty princes to have in their hand; to the end that neither by over-measuring their forces, they leese themselves in vain enterprises; nor on the other side, by undervaluing them, they descend to fearful and pusillanimous counsels.
Perhaps with this in mind, the leader of the council Sir Richard Leese blogged recently about planning.
Owner Gareth Leese said he was now looking forward to starting on the project and hoped work could begin later this year.
Daniel Leese, the head of business development, KOJ Interiors said: "Covering Concepts offers quality and innovative flooring and wall solutions - we are glad to partner with them.
Slightly revising her 2014 doctoral dissertation at the University of Durham, England, Leese investigates how the Pauline corpus might contribute to a robust creation and ecotheological theology.
According to a report from NDR, North German Public Radio, there are hundreds of barrels of low-level nuclear waste at an interim storage facility in the town of Leese, in Lower Saxony, that have to be examined for leaks and possibly re-packed and resealed in new barrels.
Stephanie Leese became the target of a vicious hate campaign after winning a national Plasterer of the Year award.
Emily Leese, 18, will help restore and maintain more than 250 classic cars.
Manchester's candidacy was also slightly lukewarm, largely because it hosted the event in 2002, and council leader Richard Leese explained the city's position in a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May on April 25.
Chris Indelicato, president and CEO of Delicato Family Vineyards, said when announcing the deal, "We plan to invest in growing the brands and the company that Dan and Katy (Leese) have built."
Q: Sparks fly between Leese and Cat almost immediately.
Sally Leese, head of Castle Vale Nursery School and Children's Centre, said Government changes to nursery funding meant she would struggle to pay her staff.