A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
LEAF
[noun]
1. a usually green, flattened, lateral structure attached to a stem and functioning as a principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in most plants.
2. any similar or corresponding lateral outgrowth of a stem.
3. a petal.
4. leaves collectively; foliage.
5. any of the sheets of paper bound in a book, each side of which constitutes a page.
6. a very thin sheet of material, especially metal.
[verb]
7. to turn pages, especially quickly (usually followed by through).
8. to thumb or turn, as the pages of a book or magazine, in a casual or cursory inspection of the contents.
Etymology: from Middle English leef, lef, Old English lēaf; cognate with Dutch loof, German Laub, Old Norse lauf, Gothic laufs.
[Jonathan Wolstenholme]

LEAF

[noun]

1. a usually green, flattened, lateral structure attached to a stem and functioning as a principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in most plants.

2. any similar or corresponding lateral outgrowth of a stem.

3. a petal.

4. leaves collectively; foliage.

5. any of the sheets of paper bound in a book, each side of which constitutes a page.

6. a very thin sheet of material, especially metal.

[verb]

7. to turn pages, especially quickly (usually followed by through).

8. to thumb or turn, as the pages of a book or magazine, in a casual or cursory inspection of the contents.

Etymology: from Middle English leef, lef, Old English lēaf; cognate with Dutch loof, German Laub, Old Norse lauf, Gothic laufs.

[Jonathan Wolstenholme]

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