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Definition of LYE

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Lye \Lye\, n.
     A falsehood. [Obs.] See {Lie}.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lye \Lye\, n. [Written also {lie} and {ley}.] [AS. le['a]h; akin to D. loog, OHG. louga, G. lauge; cf. Icel. laug a bath, a hot spring.]
     1. A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes. It is much used in making soap, etc. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Chem.) Sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, or a concentrated aqueous solution of either compound. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lye \Lye\, n. (Railroad)
     A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


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