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levant

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CIDE DICTIONARY

levanta. [F., p. pr. of lever to raise.].
     Rising or having risen from rest; -- said of cattle. See Couchant and levant, under Couchant.  [1913 Webster]
levantn. [It. levante the point where the sun rises, the east, the Levant, fr. levare to raise, levarsi to rise: cf. F. levant. See Lever.].
  •  The countries washed by the eastern part of the Mediterranean and its contiguous waters.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A levanter (the wind so called).  [1913 Webster]
levanta. 
     Eastern.  [1913 Webster]
    "Forth rush the levant and the ponent winds."  [1913 Webster]
levantv. i. [Cf. Sp. levantar to raise, go from one place to another.].
     To run away from one's debts; to decamp.  Thackeray.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

levant, n. (prec. by the) the eastern part of the Mediterranean with its islands and neighbouring countries.

Idiom
Levant morocco high-grade large-grained morocco leather.
Etymology
F, pres. part. of lever rise, used as noun = point of sunrise, east
levant, v.intr. Brit. abscond or bolt, esp. with betting or gaming losses unpaid.

Etymology
perh. f. LEVANT

THESAURUS

levant

Africa, America, Antipodes, Asia, Asia Major, Asia Minor, Australasia, East, Eastern Hemisphere, Eurasia, Europe, Far East, Middle East, Near East, New World, Occident, Oceania, Old World, Orient, West, Western Hemisphere, continent, down under, eastland, landmass, the old country

ROGET THESAURUS

levant

Avoidance

VB abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt, not do, maintain the even tenor of one's way, eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with, keep aloof keep off, stand aloof, stand off, hold aloof, hold off, take no part in, have no hand in, avoid, shun, steer clear of, keep clear of, fight shy of, keep one's distance, keep at a respectful distance, keep out of the way, get out of the way, evade, elude, turn away from, set one's face against, deny oneself, shrink back, hang back, hold back, draw back, recoil, retire, flinch, blink, blench, shy, shirk, dodge, parry, make way for, give place to, beat a retreat, turn tail, turn one's back, take to one's heels, runaway, run for one's life, cut and run, be off like a shot, fly, flee, fly away, flee away, run away from, take flight, take to flight, desert, elope, make off, scamper off, sneak off, shuffle off, sheer off, break away, tear oneself away, slip away, slink away, steel away, make away from, scamper away from, sneak away from, shuffle away from, sheer away from, slip cable, part company, turn one's heel, sneak out of, play truant, give one the go by, give leg bail, take French leave, slope, decamp, flit, bolt, abscond, levant, skedaddle, absquatulat, cut one's stick, walk one's chalks, show a light pair of heels, make oneself scarce, escape, go away, abandon, reject, lead one a dance, lead one a pretty dance, throw off the scent, play at hide and seek, Adj, unsought, unattempted, avoiding, neutral, shy of, elusive, evasive, fugitive, runaway, shy, wild.

Laterality

N laterality, side, flank, quarter, lee, hand, cheek, jowl, jole, wing, profile, temple, parietes, loin, haunch, hip, beam, gable, gable end, broadside, lee side, points of the compass, East, Orient, Levant, West, orientation, lateral, sidelong, collateral, parietal, flanking, skirting, flanked, sideling, many sided, multilateral, bilateral, trilateral, quadrilateral, Eastern, orient, oriental, Levantine, Western, occidental, Hesperian, sideways, sidelong, broadside on, on one side, abreast, alongside, beside, aside, by the side of, side by side, cheek by jowl, to windward, to leeward, laterally, right and left, on her beam ends, his cheek the may of days outworn.


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