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Lithe Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lithe adj : gracefully slender; moving and bending with ease [syn: lissome, lissom, lithesome, slender, supple, svelte, sylphlike]
Lithe Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lithe \Lithe\, v. i. & i. [Icel ?. See Listen.] To listen or listen to; to hearken to. [Obs.] --P. Plowman.
Lithe Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lithe \Lithe\, a. [AS. ?, for ? tender, mild, gentle; akin to G. lind, gelind, OHG. lindi, Icel. linr, L. lenis soft, mild, lentus flexible, and AS. linnan to yield. Cf. Lenient.]
  1. Mild; calm; as, lithe weather. [Obs.]
  2. Capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber; as, the elephant's lithe proboscis. --Milton.
Lithe Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lithe \Lithe\, v. t. [AS. ?. See Lithe, a.] To smooth; to soften; to palliate. [Obs.]
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  • Lithe: Lithe may refer to: Lithe (programming language), an experimental programming language. Lithe (Middle-earth), a fictional holiday in J. R. R ...
  • Lithe (programming language): Lithe is an experimental programming language created in 1982 by David Sandberg at the University of Washington which allows the ...

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