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present participle of leech
leech
A healer in Heathenry

There are many kinds of Leech or healer as there are healing techniques, some are more powerful than others and some are very specific to certain illnesses and complaints; some use potions and unguents, others crystals and stones, others galdr and some work their healing from within the hidden realms themselves.

leech
An aquatic blood-sucking annelid of class Hirudinea, especially Hirudo medicinalis
leech
To drain (resources) without giving back

Bert leeched hundreds of files from the BBS, but never uploaded anything in return.

leech
{n} a water-bloodsucker, healer, farrier, the border or edge of a sail
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(Bilgisayar) In computing and specifically on the Internet, being a leech or leecher refers to the practice of benefiting, usually deliberately, from others' information or effort but not offering anything in return, or only token offerings in an attempt to avoid being called a leech. In economics this type of behaviour is called "Free riding" and is associated with the Free rider problem
leech
Side of a square sail
leech
The after edge of a fore-and-aft sail
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The aftermost edge of a sail
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After edge of a sail
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simple worm-like creature found in ponds and used to draw blood from patients; also used for the practioner who applies leeches
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The aft edge of a triangular sail
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the aft edge of a sail
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To apply a leech medicinally
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carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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1) The vertical edge of a square sail 2) The line(s) attached to that edge and used to haul the leech upward to the yard for furling On the Lady, leech lines are found only on the course (rather than reefs [def 3], as the course has no reef-points)
leech
Back edge of sail
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draw blood; "In the old days, doctors routinely bled patients as part of the treatment"
leech
a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
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those species used in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied species
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A group of blood-sucking annelid worms
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To bleed by the use of leeches
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A leech is a small animal which looks like a worm and lives in water. Leeches feed by attaching themselves to other animals and sucking their blood
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disapproval If you describe someone as a leech, you disapprove of them because they deliberately depend on other people, often making money out of them. They're just a bunch of leeches cadging off others!. Any annelid worm of the class Hirudinea (about 300 known species), with a small sucker containing the mouth at the front end and a large sucker at the back end. Species range from tiny to about 8 in. (20 cm) long. Leeches live primarily in freshwater or on land. Some species are predators, some eat organic debris, and others are parasitic. Aquatic leeches may feed on the blood of fishes, amphibians, birds, and mammals, or they may eat snails, insect larvae, and worms. True land leeches feed only on the blood of mammals. Substances in the leech's saliva anesthetize the wound area, dilate the blood vessels, and prevent the blood from clotting. For centuries, some species have been used to drain off blood. Hirudin, extracted from the European medicinal leech, is used medically as an anticoagulant
leech
– The after or trailing edge of a sail; the after edge of a fore-and-aft sail and the outer edges of a square sail
leech
The perpendicular or sloping side of a sail
leech
The trailing edge of a sail
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A person who derives profit from others, in a parasitic fashion
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The after side of a fore-and-aft sail and the outer sides of a squaresail
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The aft edge of a fore and aft sail
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A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing
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Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp
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To drain the resources of without giving back
leech
carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
leech
{i} bloodsucking worm; person who clings to another without giving anything in return, parasite; doctor, physician (Archaic)
leech
the side of a square sail
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See Leach, v
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{f} cling to, stick to like a leech; draw blood using leeches
leech
The aft edge of the sail
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When unscrupulous webmasters link to roms or other files that are held on other peoples sites
leech
The border or edge at the side of a sail
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See 2d Leach
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A glass tube of peculiar construction, adapted for drawing blood from a scarified part by means of a vacuum
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The vertical edge of a square sail
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To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds
leech
A physician
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