The Collaborative International Dictionary
Blea \Blea\, n. The part of a tree which lies immediately under the bark; the alburnum or sapwood.
n. The part of a tree that lies immediately under the bark; the alburnum or sapwood.
Usage examples of "blea".
When, on their return journey, they had regained the summit of the Armboth Fell, and were about to descend past Blea Tarn towards Wythburn, they stood for a moment at that highest point and took a last glimpse of the mournful little company, with the one riderless horse in front, that wended its way slowly beyond Rosthwaite, along the banks of the winding Derwent, which looked to them now like a thin streak of blue in the deep valley below.