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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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But when the Rhenish wine and English beer and harts of Dallom Lea were spoken of, Robin said:
An investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) found that Hall, from Cardiff, had submitted 11 fraudulent VAT repayment claims before Lea began looking after his financial affairs in August 2012.
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The email policy change came after Arkansas Business and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette were given text messages to and from Lea that disproved her claim that she rarely used her private email account for state business.
All cases including the terms above-knee amputation (AKA), through-knee amputation (TKA), below-knee amputation (BKA), supramalleolar amputation (SMA), forefoot/transmetatarsal amputation (TMA) and digit amputation (DA) were included as an LEA in this study.
National Trust rangers, Coastal Conservation Group volunteers and conservation organisations are behind the project at The Leas in South Tyneside.
Gabe or Lea presented in the first-person would have been interesting, but the different perspectives and how they contrast are entertaining.
The Lea Specialty Picnic Table Covers enables its users to quickly and effortlessly cover a picnic table.
Lea had been patient for nearly 10 hours, but she was about to crack.
The traditional festival with a modern twist will include face painting, pottery and finger puppet workshops, Punch and Judy shows, Morris dancing, Lea Village's Got Talent and the premiere of The Lost Village, a community film written by and starring local residents.
More than 80 guests from the property and construction industries, including Hoare Lea staff, clients and colleagues, attended the event.