lair

  • 1 Lair — Éditeur Sony Computer Entertainment Développeur Factor 5 Concepteur Holger Schmidt (directeur du dév.) Julian Eggebrecht (directeur …

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  • 2 Lair — bezeichnet: Lair, einen Fluss in Frankreich, Nebenfluss der Sélune Lair ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Johann Lair (1476–1554), Gründer der ersten Universitätsdruckerei in Cambridge, England Siehe auch: The Lair, US amerikanische… …

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  • 3 Lair — (l[^a]r), n. [OE. leir, AS. leger; akin to D. leger, G. lager couch, lair, OHG. legar, Goth. ligrs, and to E. lie. See {Lie} to be prostrate, and cf. {Layer}, {Leaguer}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A place in which to lie or rest; especially, the bed or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Lair — Разработчик Factor 5 Издатель Sony Computer Entertainment Дата выпуска …

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  • 5 Lair — Nom fréquent en Normandie (50, 76, 14), également porté dans la Sarthe. Sans doute celui qui est originaire d un lieu dit Lair, toponyme fréquent dans la Manche (c est le nom d une rivière et de hameaux situés sur cette rivière) et dans plusieurs …

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  • 6 lair — [leə US ler] n [: Old English; Origin: leger act of lying, bed ] 1.) the place where a wild animal hides and sleeps = ↑den 2.) a place where you go to hide or to be alone = ↑den ▪ a smuggler s lair …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 lair — [ ler ] noun count 1. ) a place where a wild animal lives: a wolf s lair 2. ) a place where you can be alone and feel safe 3. ) INFORMAL the room or home of a frightening or dangerous person …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 lair — O.E. leger bed, couch, grave; act or place of lying down, from P.Gmc. *legraz (Cf. O.N. legr grave, also nuptials ( a lying down ); O.Fris. leger situation, O.S. legar bed, M.Du. legher act or place of lying down, Du. leger bed, ca …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 lair — [ler] n. [ME lier < OE leger, lit., lying place, hence bed, couch (in Du, a camp) < Gmc base (* leg ) of licgan, to LIE1] 1. a bed or resting place of a wild animal; den 2. any place of refuge or for hiding vi. to go to, rest in, or have a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 lair — [n] hideout, habitat burrow, cave, den, earth, form, hideaway, hole, nest, pen, refuge, resting place, retreat, sanctuary; concept 515 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 lair — ► NOUN 1) a wild animal s resting place. 2) a person s hiding place or den. ORIGIN Old English, related to LIE(Cf. ↑lie) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 lair — lair1 /lair/, n. 1. a den or resting place of a wild animal: The cougar retired to its lair. 2. a secluded or hidden place, esp. a secret retreat or base of operations; a hideout or hideaway: a pirate s lair. 3. Brit. a place in which to lie or… …

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  • 13 lair — I. /lɛə / (say lair) noun 1. the den or resting place of a wild beast. 2. a place in which to lie or rest; a bed. –verb (t) 3. to place in a lair. 4. to serve as a lair for. –verb (i) 5. to go to, lie in, or have a lair. {Middle English leir, Old …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 lair — [[t]le͟ə(r)[/t]] lairs 1) N COUNT: usu with poss A lair is a place where a wild animal lives, usually a place which is underground or well hidden. ...a fox s lair. 2) N COUNT: usu with poss Someone s lair is the particular room or hiding place… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 lair — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a wild animal s resting place. b a person s hiding place; a den (tracked him to his lair). 2 a place where domestic animals lie down. 3 Brit. a shed or enclosure for cattle on the way to market. v. 1 intr. go to or rest in a… …

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  • 16 Lair — A lair is a underground or other enclosed place that animals use to hide themselves, while at sleep, hibernation or when they take part in reproduction. Some lair using animals build their lairs, others use hollows which occur naturally, like… …

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  • 17 lair — (lare) n Australian a layabout, flashy young tough. This modern usage postdates an earlier sense of the word denoting an over dressed, showy or beautiful man. Since the 1940s the term has been identified specifically with delinquent or… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 18 lair — [OE] Etymologically a lair is a place where you ‘lie’ down. For it comes ultimately from the same Germanic base, *leg , as produced English lie. In Old English it had a range of meanings, from ‘bed’ to ‘grave’, which are now defunct, and the… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 19 lair — baud·e·lair·ean; lair; baud·e·lair·ian; …

    English syllables

  • 20 lair — UK [leə(r)] / US [ler] noun [countable] Word forms lair : singular lair plural lairs 1) a place where a wild animal lives a wolf s lair 2) a place where you can be alone and feel safe 3) informal the room or home of a frightening or dangerous… …

    English dictionary


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