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Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
A crevasse was made in the levee above New Orleans flooding much of the city.
I observed he looked tired with the levee, and begged to be allowed to write to her another day.
When the King held his court at Rambouillet, a curtain only separated his chamber and the levee-room.
The King held a levee of his officers while the Queen-Empress received 120 ladies of the families of the ruling chiefs.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
He did come back again to me that evening, and held a phantom levee behind the Marchioness of Heatherdale's shoulder.
Thus, finally, we pushed in at the vast busy levee of this western military capital.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Our pilot had been drunk for a week at the levee of St. Louis and I misdoubt that all snags and sandbars looked alike to him.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
There's th' divvle to pay all along th' levee fr'm Manchurya to Madagascar, accordin' to Hogan.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
We crossed the river without speaking, and rapidly ascending the levee we took our course up Main Street into Covington.

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