leve

Leve

Leve\ (l[=e]v), a. Dear. See Lief. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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Leve

Leve\, n. & v. Same as 3d & 4th Leave. [Obs.]

Leve

Leve\, v. i. To live. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Leve

Leve\, v. t. [OE., fr. AS. l[=e]fan, abbrev. fr. gel[=e]fan. See Believe.] To believe. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Leve

Leve\, v. t. [OE. leven, AS. l[=e]fan, l[=y]fan. See Leave permission.] To grant; -- used esp. in exclamations or prayers followed by a dependent clause. [Obs.]

God leve all be well. --Chaucer.
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