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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ He asked me if I knew anything about ley lines and I confessed my ignorance.
▪ In fieldwork, you are really looking for anything that might confirm the existence of a ley.
▪ Not only have UFOs nothing to do with ley lines, they have nothing to do with ancient monuments or geology.
▪ The essence of the problem is to define a ley, which is harder than it appears.
▪ The node points channel the ley earth-forces through the system, terminating at the Flying Swan.
▪ These follow the courses of three major ley lines.
▪ Within the arable area the greatest changes have been the increase of cereals and the decline of the one-year clover ley.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Lye \Lye\, n. [Written also lie and ley.] [AS. le['a]h; akin to D. loog, OHG. louga, G. lauge; cf. Icel. laug a bath, a hot spring.]

  1. A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes. It is much used in making soap, etc.

  2. (Chem.) Sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, or a concentrated aqueous solution of either compound.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"line of a prehistoric track; alignment of natural and artificial features," 1922 [Alfred Watkins], apparently a variant of lea. Popular topic in Britain in 1920s and 30s and again in 1960s-70s.


a. (context obsolete English) fallow; unseeded n. 1 (alternative spelling of lea English) 2 (archaic form of lye English) 3 (context obsolete English) law


n. a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock [syn: pasture, pastureland, grazing land, lea]

Ley (crater)

Ley is a lunar impact crater that is located across the southern rim of the much larger walled plain Campbell. Intruding into the south-southwestern rim of Ley is the slightly larger crater Von Neumann.

The debris from the formation of Von Neumann has produced a bulging rampart that occupies the southwest interior floor of Ley. The outer rim of Ley has undergone impact erosion, and is marked by a number of small craters. The inner wall is also worn, and the interior floor is pock-marked by a number of small craters. There is a small, cup-shaped crater on the floor to the northwest of the midpoint.


LEY may refer to:

  • Lelystad Airport, The Netherlands; IATA airport code: LEY
  • Leyland railway station, England; National Rail station code: LEY

Usage examples of "ley".

Even in that crowded moment, Lucy understood suddenly how Dakers had managed to reach her final term at Leys without being knocked on the head by exasperated colleagues.

I thought, while I watched some birds fly north over Ley Gett in his field furrowing south.

Salish, asked where you were, and so did Ley Gett, and Tamis OrLey-they wanted to dance with you.

Madame Hsin abusa noche a noche del veronal, a causa del desvelo infatigable de los pilares de la ley, que la desesperan y la incomodan.

Holding it between the palms of his hands, he felt of the energy flowing through the ley line along which the Leopardess cruised.

The Leyen hyperspace engine filled the chamber from top to bottom, about ten meters in height.

I had never seen a Leyen power converter before, but it looked similar to power converters we used on Babylon.

Those who became assimilated started taking the Leyen point of view, wondering why we were so attached to this ball of dirt we called home.

Finally, with our last dregs of energy, we managed to hit the Leyen ship dead center, and it exploded in the eerie silence that accompanies such things in hyperspace.

Madame de Schwartzenburg and the Princess de la Leyen and a good many more.

Unlike the gregarious market, on walks inside the City, and particularly along the leys, delays for the sake of gossip were unlikely.

Beyond the Tower wall, the roofs of the City expanded outward, concentric rings of ice-blue tiles, the silver-lit leys forming eighteen not-quite-even, not-quite-straight spokes.

Undeveloped leys did not exist between Rhomatum and her primary satellites.

Outside only to travel between nodes, and then they rode in sleeper-floaters along the leys, never seeing the open fields and the green forests they passed.

AM in Australia at last--actually in Botany Bay, as we called the colony of New South Wales when Joe Bulder and I first thought of leaving that dear quiet old Dibblestowe Leys in Mid-Kent.