variant spelling of lea

usually ley : arable land used temporarily for hay or grazing

Examples of ley in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Around 6,000 years old, the Ridgeway intersects with several ley lines, imagined channels of energy connecting the West Country’s Iron Age hill forts, Lambert’s Castle and Pilsdon Pen among them. Catherine Fairweather, Travel + Leisure, 28 Aug. 2023 Even in the playwright Annie Baker’s quietest pieces, ley lines of power lie buried in the soil; there’s a hum to her plays, a sense of old energies animating earthly matters. The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2023

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“Ley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ley. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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