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Levis

1926, American English, originally Levi's, from Levi Strauss and Company, original manufacturer. Strauss' innovation was the copper rivets at strain points. A cowboy's accessory, adopted as a fashion c.1940s.

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levis

n. a popular brand of jeans [syn: Levi's]

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Lévis (electoral district)

Lévis was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 2004. It was created by the British North America Act, 1867. From 1998 to 2003, it was known as Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière. It was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between into Lévis—Bellechasse and Lotbinière—Chutes-de-la-Chaudière ridings.

Levis (motorcycle)

The first Levis was made in the Norton works by designer Howard (Bob) Newey, but James Norton turned it down.

Newey then joined with the Butterfields, Arthur and Billy, and sister Daisy, to set up a motorcycle company (Newey later married Daisy). Their first model had a capacity of 211 cc.

Lévis (provincial electoral district)

Lévis is a provincial electoral district in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. It includes all of the city of Lévis north of Autoroute 20 and east of the Chaudière River. This includes downtown Lévis, Lauzon, Saint-David-de-l'Auberivière and Saint-Romuald.

It was created for the 1867 election (and an electoral district of that name existed earlier in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada).

Lévis (provincial electoral district)

Lévis is a provincial electoral district in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. It includes all of the city of Lévis north of Autoroute 20 and east of the Chaudière River. This includes downtown Lévis, Lauzon, Saint-David-de-l'Auberivière and Saint-Romuald.

It was created for the 1867 election (and an electoral district of that name existed earlier in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada).

Usage examples of "levis".

Caesar, quod hostes equitatu superiores esse intellegebat et interclusis omnibus itineribus nulla re ex provincia atque Italia sublevari poterat, trans Rhenum in Germaniam mittit ad eas civitates quas superioribus annis pacaverat, equitesque ab his arcessit et levis armaturae pedites, qui inter eos proeliari consuerant.

Monk Malone, in a Nehru jacket and Levis, sat curled up on the bed, clutching an old Gibson guitar.

Dripping cunts, from farm and dude ranch, factory, brothel, country club, penthouse and suburb, motel and yacht and cocktail bar, strip off riding clothes, ski togs, evening dresses, levis, tea gowns, print dresses, slacks, bathing suits and kimonos.

Wally Levis and Richard Coffey for their brainstorming, patience, and enthusiasm in giving this book legs.

Nova Levis, formerly Cassus Thole, is apparently involved in baleys in a big way.

He trod on the emergency brake, threw open the door, and stepped down, a big man in a lumberjack shirt, Levis, and work boots crusted with mud.

Was it a clerical error, Coren asked, when you divested your personal holdings in Nova Levis?

The fly front fastening of the Levis baffled her for a moment, then her fingers went to work over the stubborn steel buttons.

He dropped his magazine and sauntered over, thumbs hooked into his side-hitched garrison belt, fingers dangling limply toward the stuffed crotch of his pegged levis.

Willow was wearing only Levis and the buckskin shirt with most of its laces undone.

The outlaw's hand shook as he pawed in a pocket of his Levis and drew out a handful of loose change, which he spilled on the floor at Tommy's feet.

Now, Hunter bought it through one of its subsidiaries--Kysler Diversified--who also bought that research lab you mentioned, Nova Levis.

Now we got guys that sweat, and tough school kids in levis and dirty shirts, and artists and country club drunks and them little gifte shoppes that sell you a two-bit highball glass for eight-fifty.