Definition of Liefer

1. Adjective. (comparative of lief) ¹



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Definition of Liefer

1. lief [adj] - See also: lief

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liefer

liebauite
liebenbergite
lieberkuhn
lieberkuhn's glands
liebfraumilch
liebfraumilchs
liebigite
lied
lieder
lieder singer
liedertafel
liedertafels
liedlike
lief
lief(p)
liefer (current term)
liefest
liefly
liefs
liefsome
liegance
liegances
liege
liege subject
liegedom
liegedoms
liegeman
liegemen
lieger
liegers

Literary usage of Liefer

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1. The Standard of Usage in English by Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1908)
"Ix HAD liefer, HAD RATHER, AND HAD BETTER, WITH THE INFINITIVE T the present day one occasionally meets in newspapers and even in books such an expression ..."

2. The Homoeopathic domestic medicine by Joseph Laurie (1883)
"The drinks may consist of water, "toast-water, and sometimes whey, rice- or barley- water, sweetened with a little sugar if desired, liefer also to the ..."

3. Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping by Herbert B. Mason (1908)
"Publications : " Narrative of an Expedition in HMS Terror " (1838) ; " Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition 1833-35" (1836). liefer to Arctic Exploration ..."

4. The Letters of Algernon Charles Swinburne by Algernon Charles Swinburne, Edmund Gosse, Thomas James Wise (1918)
"I had liefer hae my ain twa hands, And keep my body cold; I had liefer hae my ... But I had liefer hae my lady's mouth Than the silk and the siller bands; ..."

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