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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) See Leach.

2. (v. t.) See Leach.

3. (n.) The border or edge at the side of a sail.

4. (n.) A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.

5. (n.) Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp. those species used in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied species.

6. (n.) A glass tube of peculiar construction, adapted for drawing blood from a scarified part by means of a vacuum.

7. (v. t.) To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds.

8. (v. t.) To bleed by the use of leeches.

Strong's Hebrew
5936. aluqah -- a leech
... 5935, 5936. aluqah. 5937 . a leech. Transliteration: aluqah Phonetic
Spelling: (al-oo-kaw') Short Definition: leech. Word Origin ...
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1 John iv. 17-21
... The fear of God so wounds as doth the leech's knife; [2457] it takes away
the rottenness, and seems to make the wound greater. Behold ...
/.../ten homilies on the epistle of john to the parthians/homily ix 1 john iv.htm

The Tenth Commandment
... defines covetousness Plus velle quam sat est; to desire more than enough;' to aim
at a great estate; to be like the daughter of the horse-leech, crying, Give ...
/.../watson/the ten commandments/2 1 the tenth commandment.htm

Letter L
... Lee, Silas "Received 1827, Located 1838 * Lee, Timothy "Received 1805, Located 1812 *
Lee, Wilson "Received 1784, Died 1804 * Leech, Samuel "Received ...
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Jesus Christus Unser Heiland. Christ, who Freed Our Souls from ...
... 7. Lo! he saith himself, "Ye weary, Come to me, and I will cheer ye;" Needless
were the leech's skill To the souls that be strong and well. ...
/.../bacon/the hymns of martin luther/xiv jesus christus unser heiland.htm

The Murket's Sacrifice
... The gods blast him in his knavery! Now is my precious amulet in his hands. Would
it were white-hot and clung to him like a leech!". Kenkenes said nothing. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/miller/the yoke/chapter xxxvi the murkets sacrifice.htm

The Tomb of the Pharaoh
... On the eastern side of the river there was only a feeble glimmer from a window where
some chanting leech stood by a bedside, or where a feast was still on. ...
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Of the Words Themselves in General.
... The avaricious man is not satisfied with gold, nor the ambitious man with honour;
but still they are crying with the loch leech, give, give! ...
/.../brown/christ the way the truth and the life/chapter ii of the words.htm

The Margin of the Nile
... "Not so. I am hunting herbs to make simples for the sick.". "Of a truth? Then never
before now have I craved for an illness that I might select my leech.". ...
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The Bliss of the Glorified
... It is as insatiable as the horse-leech, and for ever cries, "Give, give!" But such
hunger was never known in heaven, and never can be, for they are satisfied ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/the bliss of the glorified.htm

Receiving Agents.
... Lebanon, A. Bradshaw. Hillsboro, GW Richardson, PM Farmington, SW Calvert.
ALABAMA. Huntsville, William Leech. Perry, CH, GW Brame. ...
/.../leland/the national preacher vol 2 no 7 dec 1827/receiving agents.htm

Leech (1 Occurrence)
... 7. (vt) To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds. 8. (vt) To bleed
by the use of leeches. Multi-Version Concordance Leech (1 Occurrence). ...
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Horse-leech (1 Occurrence)
Horse-leech. Horseleech, Horse-leech. Horseman . ... 1. (n.) A large blood-sucking
leech (Haemopsis vorax), of Europe and Northern Africa. ...
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Horseleach (1 Occurrence)
... hors'-lech (`aluqah; compare Arabic `aluqah, "ghoul," and `alaqah, "leech," from
root `aliq, "to cling"; Septuagint bdella, "leech"): The word occurs only once ...
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Horseleech (1 Occurrence)
... The medicinal leech (Hirudo medicinalis), besides other species of leeches,
are common in the waters of Syria. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Leach (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) See Leech. ... 6. (vi) To part with soluble
constituents by percolation. 7. (n.) See Leech, a physician. Int. ...
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Lee (3 Occurrences)

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Horseman (13 Occurrences)

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Touch (82 Occurrences)
... 22. (vi) To be brought, as a sail, so close to the wind that its weather leech shakes.
23. (n.) The act of touching, or the state of being touched; contact. ...
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Sufficiency (18 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Proverbs 30:15 To the leech 'are' two daughters, 'Give, give, Lo, three things
are not satisfied, Four have not said 'Sufficiency;' (YLT). ...
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Leech (1 Occurrence)

Proverbs 30:15
The horseleech hath two daughters: 'Give, give.' There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four that say not: 'Enough':



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Horse-leech (1 Occurrence)

Horseleach (1 Occurrence)

Horseleech (1 Occurrence)

Leach (1 Occurrence)

Lee (3 Occurrences)

Horseman (13 Occurrences)


Touch (82 Occurrences)

Sufficiency (18 Occurrences)



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