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 Leilah [Li-lah].Le’man (Lake). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lely (Sir Peter),
the painter, was the son of Vander Vaas or Faes, of Westphalia, whose house had a lily for its sign. Both father and son went by the nickname of Le-lys (the Lily), a sobriquet which Peter afterwards adopted as his cognomen.   1

 Leilah [Li-lah].Le’man (Lake). 

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