KJV Dictionary Definition: lease
LEASE, n. See the Verb.
1. A demise or letting of lands, tenements or hereditaments to another for life, for a term of years, or at will, for a rent or compensation reserved; also, the contract for such letting.
2. Any tenure by grant or permission.
Our high placed Macbeth shall live the lease of nature.
LEASE, v.t. Eng. let. See Let.
To let; to demise; to grant the temporary possession of lands, tenements or hereditaments to another for a rent reserved. A leased to B his land in Dale for the annual rent of a pepper corn.
LEASE, v.i. leez. L. lego.
To glean; to gather what harvest men have left. Obs.
LE'ASED, pp. Demised or let, as lands or tenements.
LE'ASING, n. s as z.
Falsehood; lies. Obsolete or nearly so.