Lief vs Lier - What's the difference?
As a noun lief
As a proper noun lier is
a city in the province of antwerp, belgium or lier
can be a municipality in buskerud, norway.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(archaic) beloved, dear, agreeable
(archaic, except UK dialectal) Readily, willingly.
* 1869 , RD Blackmoore, Lorna Doone , II:
- these great masters of the art, who would far liefer see us little ones practice it, than themselves engage [...].
- I'd as lief have one as t'other.
* (l), (l)
A person or thing that lies, in the sense of being horizontal.