What does the word lea mean?

Usage examples for lea

  1. I blamed myself at the beginning for sometimes getting caught in the fever and tumult of life; but then, if I never knew such exhausting experiences, I should never be able to enjoy the delicious stillness of the evening, I should never be able to see the beauty of the herd winding so slowly o'er the lea. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  2. A fortnight later the King began to make good his word, by riding with a small party of knights to Lea Castle. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  3. If so, they should surely read " The Valor of Ignorance" by Homer Lea, not for the author's opinions, but just to get the cold hard facts which our national heedlessness makes it so difficult to get the people of this country to realize. – Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace by George Hebard Maxwell