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6 definitions found
 for Ley
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ley \Ley\ (l[=a]), v. t. & i.
     To lay; to wager. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ley \Ley\, n. [OF.]
     Law. --Abbott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ley \Ley\ (l[imac]), n. [Obs.]
     See Lye.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ley \Ley\ (l[=e]), n.
     Grass or meadow land; a lea.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ley \Ley\, a.
     Fallow; unseeded. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
     [1913 Webster] Leyden jar

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lye \Lye\, n. [Written also lie and ley.] [AS. le['a]h; akin
     to D. loog, OHG. louga, G. lauge; cf. Icel. laug a bath, a
     hot spring.]
     1. A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium salts,
        obtained by leaching wood ashes. It is much used in making
        soap, etc.
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     2. (Chem.) Sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, or a
        concentrated aqueous solution of either compound.
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