1.Law. a. a crime, especially high treason, committed against the sovereign power. b. an offense that violates the dignity of a ruler. 2. an attack on any custom, institution, belief, etc., held sacred or revered by numbers of people: Her speech against Mother's Day was criticized as lese majesty.
1. a netlike hat or part of a hat or fabric that holds or covers the back of a woman's hair. 2. a headband for the hair. 3. the distinctive headband formerly worn by young unmarried women in Scotland and northern England. 4. the pendulous skin over the beak of a turkey.
verb: 1. to bind or confine (the hair) with a snood.
1.Rhetoric. the omission of conjunctions, as in “He has provided the poor with jobs, with opportunity, with self-respect.” 2.Library Science. the omission of cross references, especially from a catalog.