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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.
The Leys' long-awaited arrival in Australia came more than 18 months after Ley was murdered in broad daylight in July of 2016.
Leys vor der auslandischen Presse (Ubersetzung aus Berlinske Titende vom 15.
At Race Leys Infant School in Bedworth, Year One children tasted pancakes and then had the opportunity to play pancake racing games, tossing the pancake as they went, after practising their flipping skills beforehand.
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