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   lady beetle
         n 1: small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually
               feeds on aphids and other insect pests [syn: {ladybug},
               {ladybeetle}, {lady beetle}, {ladybird}, {ladybird beetle}]

English Dictionary: Ladebedingungen by the DICT Development Group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
lady of the house
  1. a wife who manages a household while her husband earns the family income
    Synonym(s): housewife, homemaker, lady of the house, woman of the house
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
    Synonym(s): lady-of-the-night, Brunfelsia americana
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
    Synonym(s): ladybug, ladybeetle, lady beetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
lead by the nose
  1. conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
    Synonym(s): bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949) [syn: Ledbetter, Huddie Leadbetter, Leadbelly]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. having a lithe body
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
    Synonym(s): lithophyte, lithophytic plant
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. of or relating to lithophytes
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
lithophytic plant
  1. plant that grows on rocks or stony soil and derives nourishment from the atmosphere
    Synonym(s): lithophyte, lithophytic plant
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
loud pedal
  1. a pedal on a piano that lifts the dampers from the strings and so allows them to continue vibrating
    Synonym(s): sustaining pedal, loud pedal
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Ladybird \La"dy*bird`\, n. [Equiv. to, bird of Our Lady.]
      Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus
      {Coccinella} and allied genera (family {Coccinellid[91]}); --
      called also {ladybug}, {ladyclock}, {lady cow}, {lady fly},
      and {lady beetle}. {Coccinella seplempunctata} in one of the
      common European species. See {Coccinella}.
      Note: The ladybirds are usually more or less hemispherical in
               form, with a smooth, polished surface, and often
               colored red, brown, or black, with small spots of
               brighter colors. Both the larv[91] and the adult
               beetles of most species feed on aphids, and for this
               reason they are very beneficial to agriculture and

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lady \La"dy\, n.; pl. {Ladies}. [OE. ladi, l[91]fdi, AS.
      hl[?]fdige, hl[?]fdie; AS. hl[be]f loaf + a root of uncertain
      origin, possibly akin to E. dairy. See {Loaf}, and cf.
      1. A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family;
            a mistress; the female head of a household.
                     Agar, the handmaiden of Sara, whence comest thou,
                     and whither goest thou? The which answered, Fro the
                     face of Sara my lady.                        --Wyclif (Gen.
                                                                              xvi. 8.).
      2. A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress;
            -- a feminine correlative of lord. [bd]Lord or lady of
            high degree.[b8] --Lowell.
                     Of all these bounds, even from this line to this, .
                     . . We make thee lady.                        --Shak.
      3. A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was
            paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a
                     The soldier here his wasted store supplies, And
                     takes new valor from his lady's eyes. --Waller.
      4. A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a
            title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is
            not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a
            nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or
            knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by
      5. A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman;
            -- the feminine correlative of gentleman.
      6. A wife; -- not now in approved usage. --Goldsmith.
      7. (Zo[94]l.) The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a
            lobster; -- so called from a fancied resemblance to a
            seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.
      {Ladies' man}, a man who affects the society of ladies.
      {Lady altar}, an altar in a lady chapel. --Shipley.
      {Lady chapel}, a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
      {Lady court}, the court of a lady of the manor.
      {Lady court}, the court of a lady of the manor.
      {Lady crab} (Zo[94]l.), a handsomely spotted swimming crab
            ({Platyonichus ocellatus}) very common on the sandy shores
            of the Atlantic coast of the United States.
      {Lady fern}. (Bot.) See {Female fern}, under {Female}, and
            Illust. of {Fern}.
      {Lady in waiting}, a lady of the queen's household, appointed
            to wait upon or attend the queen.
      {Lady Mass}, a Mass said in honor of the Virgin Mary.
      {Lady of the manor}, a lady having jurisdiction of a manor;
            also, the wife of a manor lord.
      {Lady's maid}, a maidservant who dresses and waits upon a
            lady. --Thackeray.
      {Our Lady}, the Virgin Mary.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lead \Lead\, n.
      1. (Music.)
            (a) The announcement by one voice part of a theme to be
                  repeated by the other parts.
            (b) A mark or a short passage in one voice part, as of a
                  canon, serving as a cue for the entrance of others.
      2. In an internal-combustion engine, the distance, measured
            in actual length of piston stroke or the corresponding
            angular displacement of the crank, of the piston from the
            end of the compression stroke when ignition takes place;
            -- called in full
      {lead of the ignition}. When ignition takes place during the
            working stroke the corresponding distance from the
            commencement of the stroke is called
      {negative lead}.
      3. (Mach.) The excess above a right angle in the angle
            between two consecutive cranks, as of a compound engine,
            on the same shaft.
      4. (Mach.) In spiral screw threads, worm wheels, or the like,
            the amount of advance of any point in the spiral for a
            complete turn.
      5. (Elec.)
            (a) A conductor conveying electricity, as from a dynamo.
            (b) The angle between the line joining the brushes of a
                  continuous-current dynamo and the diameter symmetrical
                  between the poles.
            (c) The advance of the current phase in an alternating
                  circuit beyond that of the electromotive force
                  producing it.
      6. (Theat.) A r[ocir]le for a leading man or leading woman;
            also, one who plays such a r[ocir]le.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lithophotography \Lith`o*pho*tog"ra*phy\, n. [Litho- +
      Same as {Photolithography}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lithophyte \Lith"o*phyte\, n. [Litho- + Gr. [?] plant: cf. F.
      lithophyte.] (Zo[94]l.)
      A hard, or stony, plantlike organism, as the gorgonians,
      corals, and corallines, esp. those gorgonians having a
      calcareous axis. All the lithophytes except the corallines
      are animals.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lithophytic \Lith`o*phyt"ic\, a. (Zo[94]l.)
      Of or pertaining to lithophytes.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lithophytous \Li*thoph"y*tous\, a.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Ledbetter, KY (CDP, FIPS 44434)
      Location: 37.04805 N, 88.49718 W
      Population (1990): 1694 (650 housing units)
      Area: 13.7 sq km (land), 0.1 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 42058
   Ledbetter, TX
      Zip code(s): 78946
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