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synonyms for lees

  • dregs
  • residue
See also synonyms for: lee
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How to use lees in a sentence

The black sticks resembling lollipops are said to be compounds of rum, bullocks' blood and tobacco lees.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Stuart sent the two Lees up the river to keep watch, which left a door open at Germanna Ford.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
But the waters were seething now, stirred to their very lees by plot and counterplot.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
He leaped from his plane, threw off his flying togs, and raced for Johnnie Lees house.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
On the evening of that date there was some firing between the pursuing army and Lees rear guard.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
The Confederate supplies had been captured by Sheridan, and Lees army was almost at the point of starvation.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
Nine of the twelve men standing above stood also at the signing of Lees surrender, a few days later.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
Possibly in time the North may be of the same opinion as to Lees transcendent ability as a general.
NULLIFICATION, SECESSION WEBSTER'S ARGUMENT AND THE KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTIONSCALEB WILLIAM LORING
And she must be of fine people to be accepted as a guest at Miss Lee's, for the Lees belong to the élite of the town.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
Cream of tartar is bitartrate of potassium and is obtained from the lees deposited in wine casks.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LEES

  • alluvium
  • delta
  • deposition
  • dregs
  • drift
  • grounds
  • lees
  • precipitate
  • precipitation
  • sediment
  • settlings
  • silt
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