Origin of lye
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lyelie, lye
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How to use lye in a sentence
That means it’s important to be careful when you’re cooking and working around the house, especially while using strong acids, lye, paint thinner, and gasoline.5 common household injuries, and how to avoid them|Jean Feingold|October 22, 2021|Popular-Science
Another discusses being bathed by her grandmother as a child with lye soap in an effort to lighten her complexion.
Tyrwhitt confuses the matter by quoting Lye, who mixed up this word with tombestere, a female tumbler; for which see Cant.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Why let our executionsThat lye vpon the father, bee returndVpon the sonne, and we release the body.
Lye still my toung and bushes, cald my cheekes,That offter thankes in words, for such great deeds.
Singee a songee sick a pence,Pockee muchee lye; Dozen two time blackee birdCookee in e pie.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Will you let me lye by her but one hour more, And then hang me?Din.The Little French Lawyer|Francis Beaumont