Definitions starting with L

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1. v. [DJE idem; OED idem obs. →1596] (of day) to become light: 1918 Jus' as day light in de morning, dey went (Parsons 137). (Gen.)

2. [OED, adj. of bread, pastry, etc.: that has ´risen' properly] (of yeast dough) to let rise: Put the bread to light (Exuma). cf. SPONGE

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Last update: 2011-06-03 22:48
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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