Lear
Lear \Lear\, a. See {Leer}, a. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lear — or Leir can refer to any of the following:* Leir of Britain, a legendary king of the Britons. * King Leir , an anonymous play based on the legend of Leir of Britain, published in 1605. * King Lear , a tragedy by William Shakespeare, also based on …   Wikipedia

  • Lear — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Amanda Lear (* 1939), britisch asiatische Pop Sängerin Chuck Lear (* 1946), US amerikanischer Bogenschütze Evelyn Lear (* 1928, eigentlich Evelyn Schulman), US amerikanische Opernsängerin (Sopran) Edward… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lear — /lear/, n. 1. Edward, 1812 88, English writer of humorous verse and landscape painter. 2. (italics) See King Lear. * * * (as used in expressions) Lear Edward Lear Norman Milton Lear William Powell * * * ▪ legendary English king       legendary… …   Universalium

  • lear — /lear/, n. Scot. and North Eng. learning; instruction; lesson. [1350 1400; late ME lere lesson, n. use of lere to teach, OE laeran; c. D leren, G lehren, Goth laisjan; akin to LORE] * * * (as used in expressions) Lear Edward Lear Norman Milton… …   Universalium

  • Lear — Lear, Edward (1812 88) a British artist and poet, who wrote the Book of Nonsense, a collection of humorous poems Lear 2 Lear, King →↑King Lear …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lear — Lear, v. t. To learn. See {Lere}, to learn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lear — Lear, n. Lore; lesson. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lear — Lear, n. An annealing oven. See {Leer}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lear — Lear. Eines der gefeiertsten Meisterwerke Shakespeare s, dessen schönste Dramen wunderbarer Weise das Verhältniß der Kinder und Eltern zu einander mit psychologischer Wahrheit und allem Aufwande der Poesie zum Gegenstande haben. Der alte,… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • Lear — Lear1 [lir] n. see KING LEAR Lear2 Edward 1812 88; Eng. humorist, illustrator, & painter …   English World dictionary

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