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See also: leyline
From ley (“meadow”) + line. Coined by archaeologist Alfred Watkins, who believed that the toponyms ley, lea and leigh indicated Neolithic paths.
- (chiefly Forteana) A supposed alignment of ancient sacred sites, such as megalith structures, along straight lines of mystical power.
- 1982, Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything, page 99:
- Glastonbury had long been associated with myths of ancient kings, witchcraft, ley-lines and wart curing[.]