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ley

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

leyv. t. & i. 
     To lay; to wager.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
leyn. [OF.].
     Law.  Abbott.  [1913 Webster]
leyn. 
     See Lye.  [1913 Webster]
leyn. 
     Grass or meadow land; a lea.  [1913 Webster]
leya. 
     Fallow; unseeded.  Beau. & Fl.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ley, n. a field temporarily under grass.

Idiom
ley farming alternate growing of crops and grass.
ley, n. the supposed straight line of a prehistoric track, usu. between hilltops.

Etymology
var. of LEA

ROGET THESAURUS

ley

Plain

N plain, table-land, face of the country, open country, champaign country, basin, downs, waste, weary waste, desert, wild, steppe, pampas, savanna, prairie, heath, common, wold, veldt, moor, moorland, bush, plateau, campagna, alkali flat, llano, mesa, mesilla, playa, shaking prairie, trembling prairie, vega, meadow, mead, haugh, pasturage, park, field, lawn, green, plat, plot, grassplat, greensward, sward, turf, sod, heather, lea, ley, lay, grounds, maidan, agostadero, champaign, alluvial, campestral, campestrial, campestrian, campestrine.


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