What does the word Leven mean?

Usage examples for Leven

  1. We will take up her narrative at the point in Ulverston church at which Judge Fell broke away from Mr. Justice Sawrey when he was telling him the same tale from his point of view, on the glistening sands of the estuary of the Leven. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  2. Lady Winterbourne, Betty, Frank Leven, had written since her father's death; but from him, nothing. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Thou mov'st the quick and sulphurous leven- The tempest- driven Cloud is riven; And the thirsty mountain- side Drinks gladly of the gushing tide. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown