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lecture a talk given in front of an audience. [4 definitions]
led past tense and past participle of "lead1."
ledge a narrow part like a shelf that comes out of a wall. [2 definitions]
lee the side that faces away from the wind. [2 definitions]
leech a kind of worm that lives in water or mud and sucks blood from animals. Leeches were once used in medicine to draw blood from people. Leaches are still sometimes used to prevent blood from clotting when reattaching fingers and toes that have been cut off.
leek a plant related to the onion. It has wide, green leaves and a long white bulb.
left1 of, located on, or pertaining to the side of the human body where the heart is located or to the side of any other thing in the same position with respect to its other side; opposite of right. [2 definitions]
left2 past tense and past participle of "leave1."
left fielder in baseball, the player whose position is in left field when the other team is batting and whose primary function is to defend that territory.
left-hand on or toward the left. [2 definitions]
left-handed using the left hand more easily than the right. [3 definitions]
leftover a part of something that was not used.
leg one of the body parts of an animal or human that is used for standing and walking. [4 definitions]
legacy money, property, or other goods left to someone in a will. [2 definitions]
legal of or having to do with law. [2 definitions]
legally in a way that obeys the law.
legend a story or group of stories that have been handed down from a time long ago and that many people in a society know but cannot prove to be true or untrue. [3 definitions]
legendary having to do with or like a legend.
legging (often plural) a covering for the lower leg or for the whole leg. Leggings may be made of strong cloth or leather.
legible able to be understood or read.
legion an army unit in ancient Rome that was made up of soldiers on foot and on horseback. [2 definitions]