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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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Which means that the riddle is still out there waiting to be solved - assuming that ley lines exist at all.
His car was parked over a powerful ley line in his driveway, so Ruth told him to keep any future Lottery tickets in the glove compartment where it should bring him luck.
But the ley line was more dormant than dead, waiting only for a time when logic, science and scepticism were less influential.
MY understanding of how crop circles are formed, if they are not fake man-made ones, is that they are lines of energy from the Earth so maybe the energy around Castle Hill has woken up with the ley lines that come from or to Castle Hill.
With jazz, soul and funk flavours, Ley Lines demonstrates just how smooth and sophisticated house music can be, and the wonderful diversity under the genre's umbrella.
The wording is as elegant and graceful as a ballad, with a fine appreciation for the ancient stories of the faery folk, ley lines and Arthurian magic.
Then I found out that the area where I saw one was on some very strong ley lines, which are highly magnetic lines crisscrossing the earth.
Stirling University boss Ron reckons the many historical sites in the Circle have produced an intricate web of ley lines.
For Fay, aged 36, is sensitive to all manner of earth energies - from ley lines and underground water to plant and tree fairies.
I once interviewed the Troggs singer, who died last week, about his fascination with alien abductions, crop circles, ley lines and all that's out of this world.
Mrs Haigh, who is training to be a priestess, believes crop circles are caused by ley lines - routes between historic sites.
They were most people's default-setting mental image of all hippy-dippy types, all ley lines and sandals, a couple who rate every B&B on the range of herbal fruit teas provided in the room, whether low-energy bulbs are used and on the strength of what "vibrations" it gives off.