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lictor in ancient Rome, a minor official who carried the fasces and cleared the way for the chief magistrates whenever they made a public appearance.
lid a hinged or removable cover for a container such as a dish, jar, or trunk. [6 definitions]
lidless combined form of lid.
lidocaine a synthetic crystalline compound used as a local anesthetic and in controlling an erratic heartbeat.
lie1 an untrue statement made on purpose; intentional falsehood. [5 definitions]
lie2 to be in or place oneself in a flat, horizontal, or reclining position. [8 definitions]
liebfraumilch (sometimes cap.) a white Rhine wine produced in Germany.
Liechtenstein a tiny central European country between Switzerland and Austria.
lied a German ballad or art song.
Liederkranz trademark for a soft strong-flavored cheese.
lie detector an instrument that tracks a person's vital signs and records changes in them as a measure of the truthfulness of the subject's statements while being tested; polygraph.
lie down1 to put yourself into a flat, resting position.
lie down2 to put yourself into a flat, resting position.
liege a feudal lord or sovereign entitled to allegiance and service. [4 definitions]
liegeman a feudal vassal; subject. [2 definitions]
lie in state of a corpse, to be exhibited in public prior to burial so that others may pay their respects.
lie in wait to await a chance to make a surprise attack.
lien a legal claim on a piece of property when the current owner is in default on a debt or obligation.
lieu the place formerly occupied by something or someone.
lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, Army, or Marine Corps, an officer ranking just below captain; first lieutenant. [4 definitions]
lieutenant colonel a U.S. military officer whose rank is above that of major and below that of colonel.