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Lake

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LAKE,

To play to sport. North of England. This is play, without a prefix.

LAKE, n. L. lacus. A lake is a stand of water, from the root of lay. Hence L. lagena, Eng. flagon.

1. A large and extensive collection of water contained in a cavity or hollow of the earth. It differs from a pond in size, the latter being a collection of small extent but sometimes a collection of water is called a pond or a lake indifferently. North America contains some of the largest lakes on the globe, particularly the lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior.
2. A middle color between ultramarine and vermilion, made of cochineal.

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