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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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Again, a ley line seemed to cut straight through the Smiths' living room, on the spot where Frances confirmed she had kept the winning ticket, but she was unconvinced that her address was auspicious.
But the ley line was more dormant than dead, waiting only for a time when logic, science and scepticism were less influential.
Churches and temples were often built on them and psychic phenomena often occur along ley lines.
He called them ley lines and quickly developed the theory that they criss-crossed the whole country.
According to them, our alien visitors had left signs, such as strange monuments, artifacts, monoliths, cave drawings, ley lines, etc.
Formed last year, the band have an elaborate and fanciful explanation for the EP's name, involving cosmic ley lines and intergalactic forces.
These practices support the reconciliation with underground water, ley lines and vortexes as well as offering a context for rescuing ghosts and banishing meaner entities.
The story revolves around ancient ley lines, ancient monuments, and possible visitors to earth from other planets.
The location of many circles close to sacred sites such as Stonehenge, barrows, and chalk horses has led to New Age beliefs that they are formed in relation to ley lines and give off energy that can be detected through dowsing.
The novel is a great read, laced with wit and humour, very contemporary in its incidents, language and setting, and presenting a marvellously inventive gallery of characters and situations, the real stuff of comedy, And there is indeed a ghost from the old house who is seen only by Siggy and Amber and who helps to solve the mystery surrounding the house as well as talk of mysterious ley lines.
Some residents even said that electro-magnetic fields (EMFs) generated by the wi-fi system are responsible for upsetting positive energy fields of the body, which are known as chakras, and positive energy fields of the earth, which are known as ley lines.