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Sediment settling during fermentation, especially in wine; dregs.
the sediment from an alcoholic drink
[C14: plural of obsolete lee, from Old French, probably from Celtic; compare Irish lige bed]
pl. of lee 2 .
Leesdregs; anything thrown away—Johnson, 1755.
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