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On the 14th the Swedes found the passage of the Lech guarded by Tilly.

Tilly, who was to defend Bavaria, was again encountered and defeated at Lech.

Marlborough and his army crossed the Lech, and proceeded to follow him.

The Elector, watching all this from just beyond the Lech, was in despair.

Nearly all the enemy were slaughtered or drowned in the river Lech.

At any moment some regiments from the Lech may be marching forward to join the king.

His remains were almost undecayed, as when he received the fatal wound on the banks of the Lech.

Otho vanquishes the Hungarians on the Lech; he afterward conquers the Slavonians.

Tilly, advised by Maximilian, came to a stand on the banks of the Lech, which forms one of the frontiers of Bavaria.

Along Tilly's front in an almost straight line was the river Lech in a state of turbulence and flood.

WORD ORIGIN

"Celtic monumental stone," 1768, from Welsh llech, cognate with Gaelic and Irish leac (see cromlech).

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