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Lends \Lends\ (l[e^]ndz), n. pl. [AS. lend, lenden; akin to D. & G. lende, OHG. lenti, Icel. lend, and perh to E. loin.] Loins. [Obs.]


n. (context obsolete English) loins vb. (en-third-person singular of: lend)

Usage examples of "lends".

There is an air to the gambling of most people that lends any casino a brightness, a brittle edge, a tension missing elsewhere.

When jellied, the opaque white of the worm turns translucent amber, an inner radiance that lends warmth and fire to any sauce.

The first two are valuable qualities, and if the third is not in itself, it is a thing that lends the first two value.

The youth finds a scrap of paper, and Dixon lends him his Lead "Vine," that he uses for sketching in the Field.