leaf leaf  /ˈlif/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  2. (n) a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
  3. (n) hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
  4. (v) look through a book or other written material
  5. (v) turn over pages
  6. (v) produce leaves, of plants

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Usage(s):

  1. Never mind the social effects of an entire nation addled by the narcotic leaf khat, growing the plant could leave the country short of drinking water.
  2. The leaf wrapping, which comes from the tendu plant, doesn't help either.
  3. Dwork says his leaf material could be used to make packaging, desks and tables, even flooring for convention-hall exhibits.

News

  1. Shannon McNally, Tea Leaf Green to Play Terrapin Crossroads

    Terrapin Crossroads has announced upcoming shows from Shannon McNally and Tea Leaf Green. McNally will perform at the venue on July 17, while Tea Leaf Green will play there on July 12. Tickets to the Shannon McNally concert are now on sale for $10 and Tea Leaf Green tickets will be available tomorrow for $15. The Terrapin Family Band will open both shows.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jambands.com

  2. Maple Leaf Green World Announces 1st Progress Report on Pig Testing Program

    Maple Leaf Green World Inc. announces that further to its April 25th news release, China Light Enrich Ltd. commenced its pig raising technology test on April 30th at the pig farm located at Heyuan, Guangdong. ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Leaf pick-up funds appropriated

    SOUTH BEND -- St. Joseph County Council members approved an appropriations bill amendment to pay for a one-sweep county leaf pick-up program with a 7-1 vote Tuesday evening, with council member Dan Herbster opposing.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: South Bend Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "There's an increasing number of cases where there's no legal fig leaf," Jerome Cohen, a venerable China law expert at New York University who has advised Xue's wife, said in an interview before the verdict.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: St Jerome Source: TIME

  2. "Not a leaf moves in this country if I'm not moving it," Pinochet said.
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Augusto Pinochet Source: USA Today

  3. "I have always believed I would finish my career as a Toronto Maple Leaf, so the actual request was still a very difficult one for me to contemplate," Sundin said in a statement."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Mats Sundin Source: Chicago Tribune

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