leaf : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  • n  a sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
  • n  hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
  • v  look through a book or other written material
    She leafed through the volume
  • v  turn over pages
    leaf through a book
    leaf a manuscript
  • v  produce leaves, of plants

  • 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.
  • Morales impishly claims that coca-leaf extract is part of the formula of the classic American beverage Coca-Cola (a legend the company has consistently declined to comment on) and .
  • The leaf wrapping, which comes from the tendu plant, doesn't help either.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Jambands.com
  • 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. ...
    June 12, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - South Bend Tribune

  • St Jerome in TIME
    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.
  • Augusto Pinochet in USA Today
    Not a leaf moves in this country if I'm not moving it,Pinochet said.
  • Mats Sundin in Chicago Tribune
    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."

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