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  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lend


lends pl (plural only)

  1. (obsolete) loins
    • Wyclif, Matthew 3:4
      A girdle of skyn aboute his leendis.
    • Geoffrey Chaucer, The Miller's Tale
      A barme-cloth eke as white as morwe milk Upon her lendes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lends in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)