from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of lea.
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- n. Alternative spelling of lea.
- adj. fallow; unseeded
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To lay; to wager.
- n. Law.
- n. See lye.
- n. Grass or meadow land; a lea.
- adj. Fallow; unseeded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of lay.
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of lea, lay, and lye.
- n. Yield; produce; assay-value.
- n. See lea.
- n. Ley in this spelling (see lea) is used specifically of a plantation of grasses or other plants grown for their herbage (clovers, etc.), to serve either as meadow or as pasture. Leys are planned for one or a few years or for permanency, their composition being governed accordingly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
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