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[les-ter] /ˈlɛs tər/
a male given name: from the English placename “Leicester.”. Unabridged
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  • And Lester—subconsciously perhaps—was thinking the same thing.

    Jennie Gerhardt Theodore Dreiser
  • As he entered the room Lester was disagreeably struck by his aspect.

    The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Would the sharp eyes of love detect the difference between himself and Lester Armstrong, whom he was impersonating?

    Mischievous Maid Faynie Laura Jean Libbey
  • Presently she saw Lester coming from the house, holding up a note.

    The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Only Japan seemed so far off, and somehow she had liked the thought that Lester was near her—somewhere in the city.

    Jennie Gerhardt Theodore Dreiser

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