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Leaden, 1) made of lead: LLL V, 2, 481. Merch. II, 7, 15. All's III, 2, 111. H4A II, 4, 419. Cor. I, 5, 6. Caes. III, 1, 173.
2) Metaphorically, == a) heavy: “l. slumber,” Lucr. 124. R3 V, 3, 105. “sleep with l. legs,” Mids. III, 2, 365. “thy l. mace,” Caes. IV, 3, 268. “tie l. pounds to's heels,” Cor. III, 1, 314. b) dull, indolent: “with l. appetite,” Ven. 34. “in l. contemplation,” LLL IV, 3, 321. “l. age,” H6A IV, 6, 12. “if he be l., icy-cold,” R3 III, 1, 176. “l. servitor to dull delay,” IV, 3, 52. c) melancholy: “I have this while with l. thoughts been pressed,” Oth. III, 4, 177.
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