Definition for ley (2 of 3)
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Examples from the Web for ley
On the south side of the vestrarie standeth a grete library with ij longe lecturnalles theron to ley on the bokes.The Care of Books|John Willis Clark
Of these a ley is formed, in which one part of annotto is dissolved; and the mixture is boiled for an hour and a half.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Miss Ley smiled; it was certainly curious that a creature of quite angelic goodness should make so Machiavellian a suggestion.
Miss Ley repressed a smile, but her eyes gleamed and danced as though she were a young woman.
Miss Ley presently left the room, and Bertha looked at the prim dahlias with a heart full of emotion.
British Dictionary definitions for ley
Word Origin for ley
Word Origin and History for ley
"line of a prehistoric track; alignment of natural and artificial features," 1922 [Alfred Watkins], apparently a variant of lea. Popular topic in Britain in 1920s and 30s and again in 1960s-70s.