Definitions For Leese

Etymology 1

From Middle English lesen, from {{inh, en, ang, lēosan}} (only attested in compounds: belēosan, forlēosan, etc.), from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *leusaną, t=to lose}}, from {{der, en, ine-pro, *lews-, t=to cut; sever; separate; loosen; lose}}.

Verb

(obsolete) To lose. : (Edmund Spenser)

Etymology 2

From Middle English lesen, from {{inh, en, ang, lȳsan}}, līesan, t=to let loose; release, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *lausijaną}}. Cognate with {{cog, nl, lozen}}, {{cog, de, lösen}}, {{cog, sv, lösa}}.

Verb

lees (obsolete) To release, set free. (obsolete) To loosen, unfasten.

Etymology 3

Compare {{cog, fr, léser}}, {{cog, la, laesus}}.

Verb

(obsolete, transitive) To hurt. : (Ben Jonson)

Is Leese a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

The word Leese is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

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