ley line

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ley line

(lā, lē)
n.
One of various supposed alignments of ancient monuments and prehistoric sites in straight lines, believed by some to indicate paths of positive energy inherent in the Earth.

[From ley (coined by Alfred Watkins (1855-1935), British antiquarian who suggested that ancient monuments and sites are arranged along a network of straight lines).]

ley line

A line, usually straight, joining two features in a landscape, thought to have been a prehistoric pathway or to have some kind of magical significance.
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The ley-line woman (she is called Val and has a loud voice) is arguing with the geology- affects- personality man (Doug, he sneezes a lot) about psychic forces in the landscape.
Let's make a detour you'd say, find us a ley-line or
Among buildings Robert wants to paint are High Hoyland Church (now the All Hallows' Art Gallery), which he believes is on an old ley-line.
It's deeper than your psychological stuff,' the ley-line woman says.
It seems that Daniel and the boy next-door, Barnaby, live on a ley-line which opens myriad possibilities to the fertile imagination.
Cawn olwg ar y nifer sylweddol o feinihirion ar Gwyr, Sampson's Jack yn eu plith, a mae Dewi yn awgrymu fod arwyddocad iddynt gan fod nifer yn sefyll ar yr un llinell, (Da ni yn ol at y ley-lines 'ma eto).
This is such a well-structured, strong piece, its patterned rhythms and repeated notes building the inevitability of ley-lines, and drawing such a sensitive performance - and amazing dexterity from percussionist Julian Warburton.
It's all to do with us being on a magical island, criss-crossed by ley-lines overseen by Merlin.
Little Oberon is a town David Lynch would admire, built on conjoining ley-lines channelling mystical and psychic energy, which has an effect upon the town's inhabitants, and awakens a sixth sense within 15-year-old Natasha.
Bill said: "There are lots of powerful ley-lines under the set and there was obviously some sort of a presence there.