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A roof covered with lead sheets or terne plates.

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leadA thin strip of type metal, used to separate lines of type in printing.
leadBullets.
leadI would have the tower two stories, and goodly leads upon the top. — Bacon.
leadSheets or plates of lead used as a covering for roofs.
leadTo estimate velocity in knots.
leadUsed in pencils.
leadVertical space in advance of a row or between rows of text. Also known as leading.
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