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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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LYNDA HAIGH Huddersfield I DON'T really want to disappoint people who think there are 'ley lines' in the Castle Hill area which have resulted in the 'mysterious' crop circle on the site of the former POW camp.
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.
"Ley lines are lines of energy which criss-cross the Earth's surface.
He called them ley lines and quickly developed the theory that they criss-crossed the whole country.
The first Pyramid Stage was built on the Glastonbury Stonehenge ley line for the event, which added a cosmic, mythical allure to the festival.
Built on a ley line that runs from the standing stones on the top of the Brecon Beacons, through the grave marker on the Roman Road of Sarn Helen to the Christian sites of the valley itself.
The poet Chris Torrance believed that a ley line ran right through his Pontneddfechan cottage and from it he could somehow channel verse.
Spiritualists believe we can and have for centuries pointing to the quasi-occult theories of Ley Lines and the persistent Chinese belief in 'dragon lines' and feng shui.
"There's energy lines and ley lines that meet there."
In the main sitting room there is a meeting point of male and female ley lines marked by a stone which is preserved under glass.

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