lech

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lech or informal letch (lɛtʃ)
 
vb (usually foll by after)
1.  to behave lecherously (towards); lust (after)
 
n
2.  a lecherous act or indulgence
 
[C19: back formation from lecher]
 
letch or informal letch
 
vb
 
n
 
[C19: back formation from lecher]

Lech (lɛk, German lɛç)
 
n
a river in central Europe, rising in SW Austria and flowing generally north through S Germany to the River Danube. Length: 285 km (177 miles)

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lech
"Celtic stone," 1768, from Welsh llech, cognate with Gael., Ir. leac (see cromlech).

lech
"yen, strong desire" (especially sexual), 1796, variant of letch (q.v.).
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