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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lyelie, lye
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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.