Leys



[ley, lee] /leɪ, li/

noun, adjective
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[ley] /leɪ/
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[ley] /leɪ/
noun
1.
a pewter containing about 80 percent tin and 20 percent lead.
/leɪ; liː/
noun
1.
arable land put down to grass; grassland or pastureland
2.
Also called ley line. a line joining two prominent points in the landscape, thought to be the line of a prehistoric track
n.

“line of a prehistoric track; alignment of natural and artificial features,” 1922 [Alfred Watkins], apparently a variant of lea. Popular topic in Britain in 1920s and 30s and again in 1960s-70s.

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