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Is lede a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word lede is a Scrabble US word. The word lede is worth 5 points in Scrabble:
Is lede a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word lede is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:
Is lede a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word lede is a Words With Friends word. The word lede is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
|DELE 5||LEDE 5|
|DEE 4||DEL 4|
|EEL 3||ELD 4|
|LED 4||LEE 3|
|DE 3||ED 3|
|EE 2||EL 2|
lede elde ldee dlee edle dele leed eled leed eled eeld eeld ldee dlee lede elde dele edle edel deel eedl eedl deel edel
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lede. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lede.
From Middle English lede, leode, from Old English lēode ("people, men"; plural of lēod (“person, man”)), from Proto-Germanic *liudiz (“people”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁léwdʰis (“man, people”). Cognate with Scots lede (“people”), West Frisian lie (“people”), Dutch lieden (“people”), lui(den) (“people”), German Leute (“people”), Norwegian lyd (“people”). More at leod.
lede (plural lede)
Mid-20th century neologism from a deliberate misspelling of lead, intended to avoid confusion with its homograph meaning a strip of type metal used for positioning type in the frame. Compare hed (“headline”) and dek (“subhead”).
lede (plural ledes)
Usage seems mostly confined to the U.S. Originally only journalistic usage that is now so common in general US English that it is no longer labeled as jargon by major US dictionaries such as Merriam-Webster and American Heritage. Noted as “sometimes spelled” in 1959, “often spelled” in 1969, and asserted in the 1979 reprint of a 1974 book (see Citations page). In 1990, William Safire was still able to say that lede was jargon not listed in regular dictionaries.
From Old Norse leiða (“to lead”), from Proto-Germanic *laidijaną (“to lead”), cognate with English lead, German leiten. It is a causative of the verb *līþaną (“to go, pass”) (Template:non).
lede (past tense ledede or ledte, past participle ledet or ledt)
From Old Norse leita (“to seek, search”), from Proto-Germanic *wlaitōną, cognate with Old English wlātian (“to look upon”), Gothic 𐍅𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍉𐌽 (wlaitōn, “to look around”).
lede (past tense ledte, past participle ledt)
From Old Norse leiða, derived from the adjective Old Norse leiðr (Danish led (“disgusting”)).
lede c (singular definite leden, not used in plural form)
See the etymology of the main entry.
lede (plural ledes)
From Old Norse leiða, and Danish lede
lede (imperative led, present tense leder, passive ledes, simple past and past participle leda or ledet, present participle ledende)
From the nominal use (masculine inflection) of adjective led (“evil”), in the more original synonym den lede frestaren (“the evil tempter”)