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leáh

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
leáh, g. leáge; f.
Lye, a mixture of ashes and water
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  • Láeg

    læxiva,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 112, 28.
  • Leáh lexiva 50, 50:

    lixa,

      52, 13.
  • On bitere lége,

      L. Med. Ex. Quad. 9, 14; Lchdm. i. 364, 5.
  • Ofergeót ða ascen mide, mac swá tó léga,

      378, 11.
  • Wyrc him leáge of ellenahsan,

      L. M. 3, 47; Lchdm. ii. 338, 25.
Etymology
[Ayenb. we byeþ alle ywesse of onelepileȝe, 145, 22: Prompt. Parv. ley for waschynge lixivium, 294, see note: O. H. Ger. louga lexivia.]
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