Origin of lye
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lyelie, lye
How to use lye in a sentence
That's two lyes, Speak suddenly, for I am full of business.Din.The Little French Lawyer|Francis Beaumont
But I quickly found sufficient Cause to suspect him very guilty, by the many lyes and Contradictions he told me.
Strong caustic alkaline lyes are also filtered through powdered glass or sand.
Weak alkaline lyes may be filtered through fine calico, stretched across the mouth of a funnel.
The immersion of the hands in alkaline lyes, or strongly acidulated water, has a like effect.