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Pronunciation : Lean
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Icel. leyna; akin to G. läugnen to deny, AS. l, also E. lie to speak falsely.]
Definition : Defn: To conceal. [Obs.] Ray.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lean, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaned
Part of Speech : sometimes
Etymology : [OE. lenen, AS. hlinian, hleonian, v. i.; akin to OS. hlinon, D. leunen, OHG. hlinen, linen, G. lehnen, L. inclinare, Gr. clivus hill, slope. sq. root40. Cf. Declivity, Climax, Incline, Ladder.]
Definition : 1. To incline, deviate, or bend, from a vertical position; to be in a position thus inclining or deviating; as, she leaned out at the window; a leaning column. "He leant forward." Dickens.

2. To incline in opinion or desire; to conform in conduct; -- with to, toward, etc. They delight rather to lean to their old customs. Spenser.

3. To rest or rely, for support, comfort, and the like; -- with on, upon, or against. He leaned not on his fathers but himself. Tennyson.

Leant (p. pr. & vb. n. Leaning.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lean
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [From Lean, v. i. ; AS. hl, v. t., fr. hleonian, hlinian, v. i.]
Definition : Defn: To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest. Mrs. Browning. His fainting limbs against an oak he leant. Dryden.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lean
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [OE. lene, AS. hl; prob. akin to E. lean to incline. See Lean, v. i. ]
Definition : 1. Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.

2. Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages. "No lean wardrobe." Shak. Their lean and fiashy songs. Milton. What the land is, whether it be fat or lean. Num. xiii. 20. Out of my lean and low ability I'll lend you something. Shak.

3. (Typog.)

Defn: Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as lean copy, matter, or type.

Syn. -- slender; spare; thin; meager; lank; skinny; gaunt.

[Compar. Leaner; superl. Leanest.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lean
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. That part of flesh which consist principally of muscle without the fat. The fat was so white and the lean was so ruddy. Goldsmith.

2. (Typog.)

Defn: Unremunerative copy or work.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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