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 Lead (pronounced led),Leaden Hail (Showers of). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lead (pronounce leed).
 
(Anglo-Saxon læd-an.)   1
   To lead apes in hell. (See APES.)   2
   To lead by the nose. (See under NOSE.)   3
   To lead one a pretty dance. (See under DANCE.)   4
 


 Lead (pronounced led),Leaden Hail (Showers of). 

 
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