A morning assembly or reception of visitors, -- in distinction from a soiree, or evening assembly; a matinee; hence, also, any general or somewhat miscellaneous gathering of guests, whether in the daytime or evening; as, the president's levee.
An embankment to prevent inundation; as, the levees along the Mississippi; sometimes, the steep bank of a river.
To keep within a channel by means of levees; as, to levee a river.
To attend the levee or levees of.
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