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  1. a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. any of numerous bright translucent organic pigments Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A kind of fine white linen, formerly in use. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To play; to sport. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A large body of water surrounded by land; a purplish-red coloring matter. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. 1. A small collection of fluid lacus. 2. A pigment made by combining an animal or vegetable coloring matter with a metallic oxide. 3. To cause blood-serum to assume a clear red color as a result of hemolysis. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. A color like lac, generally of a deep red. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. A large body of water within land. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Inland body of water. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. An inland body of water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A deep - red pigment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. An extensive collection of water, surrounded by land. Lake dwellings, dwellings of prehistoric times built on piles in lakes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A pigment, generally of a deep red colour, consisting of aluminous earth, with an animal or vegetable colouring. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. A body of water surrounded by land. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. A name applied to all those red colours which consist of a vegetable dye, combined by precipitation with a white earthy basis, which is usually alumina. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. A large body of water, contained iu a depression of the earth's surface, and supplied from the drainage of a more or less extended area. Webster. See Jones v. Lee, 77 Mich. 35, 43 N. W. 855; Ne-pee-nauk Club v. Wilson, 96 Wis. 290, 71 N. W. 601. The fact that there is a current from a higher to a lower level does not make that a river which would otherwise be a lake; and the fact that a river swells out into broad, pond-like sheets, with a current, does not make that a lake which would otherwise be a river. State v. Gilmanton, 14 N. H. 477. thelawdictionary.org
  20. l[=a]k, n. a pigment or colour formed by precipitating animal or vegetable colouring matters from their solutions, chiefly with alumina or oxide of tin. [Fr. laque. See LAC (2).] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. l[=a]k, n. a large body of water within land.--ns. LAKE'-B[=A]'SIN, the whole area drained by a lake; LAKE'-LAW'YER (U.S.), the bowfin: burbot; LAKE'LET, a little lake; L[=A]'KER, L[=A]'KIST, one of the Lake school of poetry.--adj. L[=A]'KY, pertaining to a lake or lakes.--LAKE DISTRICT, the name applied to the picturesque and mountainous region within the counties of Cumberland, Westmorland, and a small portion of Lancashire, containing as many as sixteen lakes or meres; LAKE DWELLINGS, settlements in prehistoric times, built on piles driven into a lake; LAKE SCHOOL OF POETRY, a name applied to the group of illustrious poets who made the Lake District--Wordsworthshire--their home about the beginning of the 19th century. [A.S. lac--L. lacus.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  22. Large body of water entirely surrounded by land; the Great Latin, Atlantic ocean; the Great Ll., Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, & Ontario, forming boundary of United States& Canada; I. -country, I. -land, region of English ll. in Westmoreland, Cumberland, & Lanes.; l.- dweller, prehistoric inhabitant of l.-dwelling, built on piles driven into bed of l.; I. poets, Coleridge, Southey, & Wordsworth, who lived in lake-land. Hence lakeless a., lakelet n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. Crimson pigment, orig. made from lac, now from various combinations. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A large sheet or body of water contained in a cavity or hollow of the earth, as between hills— the waters may be either fresh or brackish, but the situation must be inland. Cabinet Dictionary
  25. n. A deep-red colouring matter, consisting of aluminous earth and cochineal or other red substance. Cabinet Dictionary

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