lea /ˈli, ˈle/
Lea, n. A meadow or sward land; a grassy field. “Plow-torn leas.”
The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea. --Gray.
Lea, n. Textile Manuf. (a) A measure of yarn; for linen, 300 yards; for cotton, 120 yards; a lay. (b) A set of warp threads carried by a loop of the heddle.
n 1: a unit of length of thread or yarn
2: a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for
grazing by livestock [syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing