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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 le·vee /ˈlɛvi; ləˈvi, ˈve/
 早朝,大堤(vt.)為…築堤

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lev·ee n.
 1. The act of rising. The sun's levee.”
 2. A morning assembly or reception of visitors, -- in distinction from a soirée, or evening assembly; a matinée; hence, also, any general or somewhat miscellaneous gathering of guests, whether in the daytime or evening; as, the president's levee.
 Note:In England a ceremonious day reception, when attended by both ladies and gentlemen, is called a drawing-room.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lev·ee, v. t. To attend the levee or levees of.
    He levees all the great.   --Young.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lev·ee, n.  An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi; sometimes, the steep bank of a river. [U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lev·ee, v. t. To keep within a channel by means of levees; as, to levee a river. [U. S.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 levee
      n : a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to
          keep out the sea [syn: dam, dike, dyke]