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leer

[ler]
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When men in a pub leeringly wager who can "make it wi' 'er," she boldly takes one of them hack to his flat.
And, indeed, when one gets beyond the leeringly salacious element, there is much to admire about the book, both as biography and as a novel.
At the end of the list of fashionable London entertainments quoted above from Brome's A Jovial Crew, including 'races, horse and foot', the gentleman leeringly offers an opportunity to 'see the Adamites run naked afore the ladies' (act 2; p 372).