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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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There were two influences at work in Jesse Bent- ley and all his life his mind had been a battleground for these influences.
Besides, from the ashes of the burned scraps of the whale, a potent ley is readily made; and whenever any adhesiveness from the back of the whale remains clinging to the side, that ley quickly exterminates it.
Lore (two syllables) was a water nymph who used to sit on a high rock called the Ley or Lei (pronounced like our word LIE) in the Rhine, and lure boatmen to destruction in a furious rapid which marred the channel at that spot.
The French gentleman and Mr Adderly, at the desire of their commanding officer, had raised up the body of Jones, but as they could perceive but little (if any) sign of life in him, they again let him fall, Adderly damning him for having blooded his wastecoat; and the Frenchman declaring, "Begar, me no tush the Engliseman de mort: me have heard de Englise ley, law, what you call, hang up de man dat tush him last.
For the trial, single varieties and clover blends have been oversown into a predominantly tetraploid grass ley, and their ability to persist in the sward and regain ground cover after grazing has been evaluated.
John Ley, 20, then crashed into a nearby police van -leaving driver Pc Stephen Glynne with a head i
Ademas, muchos legisladores prometieron incluir las propuestas de Coparmex en la ley final, pero luego dieron marcha atras, dice Aguirre.
TO buy a brick send a cheque or postal order to Jacqueline Ley, arts college director, Holly Lodge Girls College, Queens Drive, Liverpool, L13 0AE.
He called them ley lines and quickly developed the theory that they criss-crossed the whole country.
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