Origin of lye
Can be confusedlie lye
Examples from the Web for lye
Another discusses being bathed by her grandmother as a child with lye soap in an effort to lighten her complexion.
In principle the lye boil is simple, consisting in boiling the goods with a solution of soda ash, or caustic soda.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
If this be true, the bodies of Christians do lye unnaturally in their Graves.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)|Thomas Browne
The frames being each about two inches thick, the flowers undergo very little pressure, though they lye between the cloths.The Toilet of Flora|Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz