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Leaden Hall (pronounce ledʹen)


so named from the ancient manor of Sir Hugh Neville, whose mansion or hall was roofed with lead, a notable thing in his days. “Leadenhall Street” and “Leadenhall Market,” London, are on the site of Sir Hugh’s manor.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lazyland (Gone to)
LÉtat cest Moi (I am the State)
Le Roi le Veut (French, The king wills it.)
Leaba na Feine [Beds of the Feïne]
Leach, Leachcraft
Lead (pronounced lÄ—d)
Lead (pronounce leed)
Leaden Hail (Showers of)
Leaden Hall (pronounce leden)
Leader (A)
Leading Case (A)
Leading Note
Leading Question
Leading Strings
Leaf. (Anglo-Saxon leāf.)
Leak Out (To)