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ley

 (lā, lē)
n.
Variant of lea.

ley

(leɪ; liː)
n
1. (Agriculture) arable land put down to grass; grassland or pastureland
2. (Physical Geography) Also called: ley line a line joining two prominent points in the landscape, thought to be the line of a prehistoric track
[C14: variant of lea1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ley - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestockley - a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
common land, commons - a pasture subject to common use
cow pasture - a pasture for cows
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
rural area, country - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country"
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In the main sitting room there is a meeting point of male and female ley lines marked by a stone which is preserved under glass.
Reading and rereading these poems is akin to tracing along this finger of land, and finding ley lines and landmarks to navigate a still-wild terrain.
According to them, our alien visitors had left signs, such as strange monuments, artifacts, monoliths, cave drawings, ley lines, etc.
Formed last year, the band have an elaborate and fanciful explanation for the EP's name, involving cosmic ley lines and intergalactic forces.
I once interviewed the Troggs singer, who died last week, about his fascination with alien abductions, crop circles, ley lines and all that's out of this world.
These practices support the reconciliation with underground water, ley lines and vortexes as well as offering a context for rescuing ghosts and banishing meaner entities.
MY understanding of how crop circles are formed, if they are not fake man-made ones, is that they are lines of energy from the Earth so maybe the energy around Castle Hill has woken up with the ley lines that come from or to Castle Hill.
They were most people's default-setting mental image of all hippy-dippy types, all ley lines and sandals, a couple who rate every B&B on the range of herbal fruit teas provided in the room, whether low-energy bulbs are used and on the strength of what "vibrations" it gives off.
The story revolves around ancient ley lines, ancient monuments, and possible visitors to earth from other planets.
The location of many circles close to sacred sites such as Stonehenge, barrows, and chalk horses has led to New Age beliefs that they are formed in relation to ley lines and give off energy that can be detected through dowsing.
The novel is a great read, laced with wit and humour, very contemporary in its incidents, language and setting, and presenting a marvellously inventive gallery of characters and situations, the real stuff of comedy, And there is indeed a ghost from the old house who is seen only by Siggy and Amber and who helps to solve the mystery surrounding the house as well as talk of mysterious ley lines.