[ley, lee] /leɪ, li/
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.
[lahy-dig] /ˈlaɪ dɪg/ noun, Anatomy. 1. any of the interstitial cells of the testes that produce androgens. Leydig cell n. See interstitial cell.
- Ley farming
noun 1. the alternation at intervals of several years of crop growing and grassland pasture
[ley-luh nd] /ˈleɪ lənd/ noun 1. a town in Lancashire, N England.
- Leyland cypress
/ˈleɪlənd/ noun 1. a fast-growing cypress, Cupressocyparis leylandii, that is a hybrid produced by crossing the macrocarpa with the Nootka cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis): widely grown for hedging Also called Leylandii, Leylandi