lice

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English[edit]

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lice

  1. plural form of louse

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Frankish *listia.

Noun[edit]

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (fortifications) curtain wall
  2. (historical) pomerium
  3. (by extension) list, field (for combat); playing field; arena
    Il est entré en lice. He came into contention.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *licia, from Latin lycisca, feminine of lyciscus (wolf dog).

Noun[edit]

lice f (plural lices)

  1. (archaic) brach, bitch hound (specifically, dog used for breeding hunting dogs)

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Latin[edit]

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licē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of liceō

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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lice f

  1. genitive singular of leac

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lice.

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  • IPA(key): /lǐːtse/
  • Hyphenation: li‧ce

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líce n (Cyrillic spelling ли́це)

  1. face
  2. (grammar) person

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lice, from Proto-Indo-European *līg-

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líce n (genitive líca, nominative plural líca)

  1. (anatomy) cheek
  2. (anatomy, archaic) face

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