From (etyl) .
Despite their similarity in form and meaning, (etyl) lake is not related to (etyl) .
A small stream of running water; a channel for water; a drain.
A large, landlocked stretch of water.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar was off for a three days' cruise up the lake
. I was bitterly regretting I had not gone with him when the distant notes of a coach horn reached my ear, and I descried a four-in-hand winding its way up the inn road from the direction of Mohair.}}
A large amount of liquid; as , a wine lake.
* 1991 , (Robert DeNiro) (actor), :
- So you punched out a window for ventilation. Was that before'' or ''after you noticed you were standing in a lake of gasoline?
* See also
* ephemeral lake
* Great Lakes
* Lake District
* oxbow lake
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From (etyl) lake, lak, lac (also loke, laik, layke), from (etyl) .
(obsolete) An offering, sacrifice, gift.
(dialectal) Play; sport; game; fun; glee.
(obsolete) To present an offering.
(chiefly, dialectal) To leap, jump, exert oneself, play.
From (etyl) lachen
(obsolete) Fine linen.
From (etyl) , referring to the number of insects that gather on the trees and make the resin seep out.
In dyeing and painting, an often fugitive crimson or vermillion pigment derived from an organic colorant (cochineal or madder, for example) and an inorganic, generally metallic mordant.
To make lake-red.
(obsolete) To play; to sport.