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LEY. This word is old French, a corruption of loi, and signifies law; for example, Termes de la Ley, Terms of the Law. In another, and an old technical sense, ley signifies an oath, or the oath with compurgators; as, il tend sa ley aiu pleyntiffe. Brit. c. 27.

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White clover variety Action and an experimental clover blend are currently performing the best in a trial to identify which white clover varieties and blends are most suitable for use in modern ley mixtures.
When Pc Jenkins arrived at the scene in Newport, he ordered Ley to get out of the car.
GLASS ACT: Holly Lodge arts college director Jackie Ley with the House of Commons scotch signed by Tony Blair
Which means that the riddle is still out there waiting to be solved - assuming that ley lines exist at all.
Pompe disease is a rare and severe medical condition, affecting only a very small number of Australians every year, Ms Ley said.
Castel Froma chief executive Robert Pearce said: "This will help us with the purchase, set-up and refurbishment of Helen Ley.
Birmingham Construction Partnership carried out the building work, which also included refurbishments in Ley Hill Park to improve play facilities, resurface the car park and also extend the car park at Holloway Hall.
Stuart Turner, Headteacher at Ley Hill Primary School, said "Our extensive schools grounds are a really useful resource.
A THREE-POINT spray plan for new sown leys has been produced by Wynnstay's team of agronomists.
Ms Ley, who is holding meetings and forums with a broad range of health stakeholders in Brisbane today, said no deadline on her consultations had been set to ensure I can get a truly representative view from health professionals and patients at the coalface, as well as their member groups .
Ms Ley announced the appointment of Ms Robyn Kruk AM as the independent chair of the eHealth Implementation Taskforce Steering Committee responsible for the establishment of the Australian Commission for eHealth.