[ley, lee] /leɪ, li/
a pewter containing about 80 percent tin and 20 percent lead.
arable land put down to grass; grassland or pastureland
Also called ley line. a line joining two prominent points in the landscape, thought to be the line of a prehistoric track
“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.
[lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/ noun 1. . 2. John of, . 3. . 4. a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves. [lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/ noun 1. a city in W Netherlands. /ˈlaɪdən; Dutch ˈlɛidə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Leiden /ˈlaɪdən/ noun 1. See Lucas van Leyden […]
- Leyden cheese
noun a Dutch cheese made with cow’s milk and buttermilk and flavored with caraway and cumin seeds Usage Note cooking
noun, Electricity. 1. a device for storing electric charge, consisting essentially of a glass jar lined inside and outside, for about two-thirds of its height, with tinfoil. noun 1. (physics) an early type of capacitor consisting of a glass jar with the lower part of the inside and outside coated with tin foil n. 1755, […]
Leydig Ley·dig (lā’dĭKH’), Franz. 1821-1908. German anatomist who described (1850) the interstitial cell in a study of the testes and published important works in the field of histology.