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  1. lev·ee
  2. noun

    • 1. a formal reception of visitors or guests:

      the great stop on the Washington social circuit was the diplomat's levee
    • 2. an afternoon assembly for men held by the British monarch or their representative:

      he was presented at one of Prince Albert's levees in 1850
    • 3. a reception of visitors just after rising from bed.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: levee, plural noun: levees