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leal

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Pronunciation: /liːl
 
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Definition of leal in English:

adjective

Scottish archaic
Loyal and honest: his leal duty to the King
More example sentences
  • Open yer airms and minds tae folk in need, hain frae fylin and skaith the land and sea, tak tent o justice and the commonweal, ding doon hypocrisy, wanthrift and greed, heeze up the banner o humanity, seek oot the truth and tae the truth be leal.
  • Or else the Americans could do the decent thing, and change their law in such a way that it mirrors the arrangements of their most leal and trusty ally.
  • It is a furry mammal, with a bark as winsome as any leal and faithful Labrador.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French leel, earlier form of loial (see loyal).

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