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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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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.
There were two influences at work in Jesse Bent- ley and all his life his mind had been a battleground for these influences.
La sentencia C-228/93 trata el tema especifico de las funciones reglamentarias del presidente en su potestad reglamentaria de la ley y aclara que las normas expedidas por el presidente en funcion de la facultad reglamentaria son de caracter general, estan subordinadas a la ley y orientadas a permitir su aplicacion, es decir, que la funcion del presidente en su potestad reglamentaria radica en ejecutar actos administrativos dirigidos al cumplimiento del enunciado impreciso de la ley.
We had to take all this glass out in the front, take a rollback truck and drop it in here," Ley laughs.
Sector estudiantil llama al debate sobre nueva ley de educacion universitaria.
The widow of slain political analyst Kem Ley is again attacking a political party founded in his name, this time taking specific aim at Kuch Ly, its vice president.
En la Camara de Diputados se aceleran los tramites para, al final de la actual legislatura, aprobar una Ley General de Aguas--version ampliada de la fallida "Ley Korenfeld" de 2015--que permitira la privatizacion del liquido y su uso en el fracking, ese proceso que envenena mantos freaticos y tierras de cultivo solo para obtener gas y aceite.
Willy Ley was an early mover and shaker in the 1920s German Rocket Society.
La Comision Nacional de Derechos Humanos (CNDH) anuncio que estudia una accion de inconstitucionatidad respecto a la recientemente aprobada Ley de Seguridad Interior.
Undeterred, Robert Ley (1890-1945), the energetic if erratic leader of the German Labor Front (Deutsche Arbeitsfront or DAF), proposed a revolutionary plan that would transform German society into a people's community (Volksgemeinschaft), repudiating the Enlightenment ideas that had shaped European history for over two centuries.