from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as vly.
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Then suddenly forest, game, vlaie, and lake were taken from them -- fenced off, closed to these people whose fathers 'fathers had established free thoroughfare where posted warnings and shot-gun patrols now block every trodden trail!
East and north the pine forest girdled the vlaie; west and south hardwood timber laced the sky-line with branches partly naked, and the pine's outposts of white birch and willow glimmered like mounds of crumpled gold along the edges of the sea of grass.
After a little while she raised her head and looked full at Burleson, then, without comment, she wheeled her mare eastward across the vlaie towards the pines.
"You see," he said, "it was started to sweep the vlaie to the pine timber.
"Yes," said Burleson, gravely, "I'm afraid that somebody tried to burn the vlaie.