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Leer vs. Deer

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Leerverb

(intransitive) To look sideways or obliquely; now especially with sexual desire or malicious intent.

Deernoun

A ruminant mammal with antlers and hooves of the family Cervidae, or one of several similar animals from related families of the order Artiodactyla.

Leerverb

(transitive) To entice with a leer or leers.

Deernoun

(in particular) One of the smaller animals of this family, distinguished from a moose or elk.

‘I wrecked my car after a deer ran across the road.’;

Leerverb

To teach.

Deernoun

The meat of such an animal; venison.

‘Oh, I've never had deer before.’;

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Leerverb

To learn.

Deernoun

An animal, especially a quadrupedal mammal, as opposed to a bird, fish, etc.

Leernoun

A significant side glance; a glance expressive of some passion, as malignity, amorousness, etc.; a sly or lecherous look.

Deer

Any animal; especially, a wild animal.

‘Mice and rats, and such small deer.’; ‘The camel, that great deer.’;

Leernoun

An arch or affected glance or cast of countenance.

Deer

A ruminant of the genus Cervus, of many species, and of related genera of the family Cervidæ. The males, and in some species the females, have solid antlers, often much branched, which are shed annually. Their flesh, for which they are hunted, is called venison.

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Leernoun

(obsolete) The cheek.

Deernoun

distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers

Leernoun

(obsolete) The face.

Deer

Deer or true deer are hoofed ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae. The two main groups of deer are the Cervinae, including the muntjac, the elk (wapiti), the red deer, the fallow deer, and the chital; and the Capreolinae, including the reindeer (caribou), the roe deer, the mule deer, and the moose.

Leernoun

(obsolete) One's appearance; countenance.

Leernoun

(obsolete) Complexion; hue; colour.

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Leernoun

(obsolete) Flesh; skin.

Leernoun

The flank or loin.

Leeradjective

(obsolete) Empty; unoccupied; clear.

‘a leer stomach’;

Leeradjective

(obsolete) Destitute; lacking; wanting.

Leeradjective

(obsolete) Faint from lack of food; hungry.

Leeradjective

Thin; faint.

Leeradjective

(obsolete) Having no load or burden; free; without a rider.

‘a leer horse’;

Leeradjective

(obsolete) Lacking sense or seriousness; trifling; frivolous.

‘leer words’;

Leerverb

To learn.

Leerverb

To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc.; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look.

‘I will leerupon him as a' comes by.’; ‘The priest, above his book,Leering at his neighbor's wife.’;

Leerverb

To entice with a leer, or leers; as, to leer a man to ruin.

Leeradjective

Empty; destitute; wanting

Leernoun

An oven in which glassware is annealed.

Leernoun

The cheek.

Leernoun

Complexion; aspect; appearance.

‘A Rosalind of a better leer than you.’;

Leernoun

A distorted expression of the face, or an indirect glance of the eye, conveying a sinister or immodest suggestion.

‘With jealous leer malignEyed them askance.’; ‘She gives the leer of invitation.’; ‘Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer.’;

Leernoun

a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls

Leernoun

a suggestive or sneering look or grin

Leerverb

look suggestively or obliquely; look or gaze with a sly, immodest, or malign expression;

‘The men leered at the young women on the beach’;

Leer

Leer is a town in the district of Leer, the northwestern part of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the river Leda, a tributary of the river Ems, near the border with the Netherlands.

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