How Do You Spell LEES?

Correct spelling for the English word "lees" is [l_ˈiː_z], [lˈiːz], [lˈiːz]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

Common Misspellings for LEES

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Definition of LEES

  1. (Heb. shemarim), from a word meaning to keep or preserve. It was applied to "lees" from the custom of allowing wine to stand on the lees that it might thereby be better preserved ( Isaiah 25:6 ). "Men settled on their lees" ( Zephaniah 1:12 ) are men "hardened or crusted." The image is derived from the crust formed at the bottom of wines long left undisturbed ( Jeremiah 48:11 ). The effect of wealthy undisturbed ease on the ungodly is hardening. They become stupidly secure (Compare Psalms 55:19 ; Amos 6:1 ). To drink the lees ( Psalms 75:8 ) denotes severe suffering.

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What does lees stand for?

Abbreviation LEES means:

  1. Laboratoire Ecologie, Evolution, Symbiose
  2. Landscape Ecology & Ecosystem Science