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leal

[leel] /lil/
adjective, Scot.
1.
loyal; true.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English leel < Old French < Latin lēgālis legal; see loyal
Related forms
leally, adverb
lealty
[lee-uh l-tee] /ˈli əl ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for lealties

leal

/liːl/
adjective
1.
(Scot) loyal; faithful
Derived Forms
leally, adverb
lealty (ˈliːəltɪ) noun
Word Origin
C13: from Old French leial, from Latin lēgālislegal; related to loyal
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Word Origin and History for lealties
leal
"loyal, faithful, honest, true," c.1300, lele, surviving from M.E. as Northern Eng. and Scot. form of loyal.
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