plural of leaf

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  • Leaves — (l[=e]vz), n., pl. of {Leaf}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leaves — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Rock Gründung 2001 Website http://www.leaves.is/ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • leaves — [li:vz] n the plural of ↑leaf …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leaves — the plural of leaf1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • leaves — [lēvz] n. pl. of LEAF …   English World dictionary

  • Leaves — Leaf Leaf (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LEAVES — pl. of LEAF. * * * plural of leaf or of leave present third singular of leave * * * /leevz/, n. pl. of leaf. * * * leaves UK US the plural of leaf1 Thesaurus: irregular plurals …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leaves — This most unusual name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is in most cases a patronymic form of the surname Leaf, which derives from the Old English pre 7th Century personal names Leofa , (masculine), and Leofe (feminine), from the Olde English… …   Surnames reference

  • leaves — lɪːf n. flat and usually green structure attached to the stem or branch of a plant; foliage; petal; state of having leaves; page; layer; thin sheet of metal (especially gold or silver); hinged or movable part; extra section added to extend a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leaves —    A number of beliefs centre on plant leaves. The simplest, which is still practised, is that it is lucky to catch a falling leaf before it reaches the ground. The first known mention is from Sussex If you catch a falling leaf, you will have… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • leaves — Used in the context of general equities. Remains to buy or sell of a previously entered order after a report of partial execution has been given. If the floor broker to buy 20M IBM at $115, and he then buys 6M at this price, his report would be,… …   Financial and business terms

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