ley

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ley (plural leys)

  1. Alternative spelling of lea.
  2. Archaic form of lye.
  3. (obsolete) law
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Abbott to this entry?)

Adjective[edit]

ley (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) fallow; unseeded
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ley n

  1. field

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin lēx

Noun[edit]

ley f (oblique plural leys, nominative singular ley, nominative plural leys)

  1. law

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ley f (plural leys)

  1. Obsolete spelling of lei.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lēx, legis.

Noun[edit]

ley f (plural leyes)

  1. law (clarification of this Spanish definition is being sought)
  2. religion, credence, worship of a god

Derived terms[edit]