ley line

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From ley (meadow) +‎ line. Coined by archaeologist Alfred Watkins, who believed that the toponyms ley, lea and leigh indicated Neolithic paths.


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ley line (plural ley lines)

  1. (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[.]

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