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Definition of the noun Leat

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noun - plural: leats

  1. an artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct, but especially a millrace


Leat: A leat is the name, common in the south and west of England and in Wales, for an artificial watercourse or aqueduct dug into the ground, especially one supplying water to a watermill or its mill pond. Other common uses for leats include delivery of water for mineral washing and concentration, for irrigation, to serve a dye works or other industrial plant, and provision of drinking water to a farm or household or as a catchment cut-off to improve the yield of a reservoir.

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Google previewStemmata Botevilliana (1858)

memorials of the families of De Boteville, Thynne and Botfield, in the counties of Salop and Wilts by Beriah Botfield

The word leat is an old noun, from the Saxon verb to lead, and signifies a watercourse or aqueduct. There is near Plymouth an artificial channel of this kind, a celebrated piece of engineering, made by Sir Francis Drake for supplying that town ...

Google previewAgri-food Chain Relationships (2010)

by Christian Fischer, Monika Hartmann

Philip Leat is a senior economist and former team leader of food marketing research in the Land Economy and Environment Research Group of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) in Aberdeen, UK.

Google previewGas Journal (1907)

The leat is an open channel for many miles, and the snow drifted into it at two points — one near Princetown and the other at Roborough. Mr. Lillicrap, the Borough Water Engineer, took immediate steps to have the channel cleared ; and a ...

Google previewLeading Manufacturers and Merchants of Eastern Massachusetts (1887)

Historical and Descriptive Review of the Industrial Enterprises of Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk, and Middlesex Counties

Leat is a native of St. Johns, N. B., and has resided in Fall River for the past twenty years, embarking in business in 1870, and fully merits the large and continuous patronage accorded him. Stewart Allamertnii, Dry Goods, Carpets, Millinery, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Central Nicobarese Language (English-Nicobarese and Nicobarese-English), with Appendices Containing a Comparison of Synonymous Words in the Remaining Nicobarese Forms and Other Matters, Preceded by Notes on the Grammar of the Central Form (1889)

by Edward Horace Man

Finished, leat ;f mdh; leat-ka' ; mand(k)-nga-shi ; yanga. Fire, heoe. — (embers), om-dk. — -light, chungai(ch)-tai-heoe. — -feast, da-nbk-m-neak ; chat-heoe. — - place, hitoi ; chuk-berihwdva. — -sticks of wood (for producing fire), ken-tain. of ...

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Small photo of An ancient stone cross at Windy Post on Dartmoor in Devon where the Beckamoor Brook crosses the Grimstone and Sortridge Leat, also known as the Beckamoor CrossSmall photo of yellow flower of cut leat wild plantSmall photo of Leat Green color nail polish isolated on white background with clipping pathSmall photo of Pink flower with green leatSmall photo of Leat System Luxulyan Valley CornwallSmall photo of Water channel, old structure. Devonport Leat, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, United Kingdom.Small photo of Water channel, old structure. Devonport Leat, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, United Kingdom. More...

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Leat Meaning

Video shows what leat means. an artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct, but especially a millrace. Leat Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of L1E1A1T1

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