Definition of 'lye'
Example sentences containing 'lye'
No wood for hot water, so had to use ashes and lye again.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The resulting lye was then boiled into salt in earthen pots, using wood from the dense local forests as fuel.The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)
The floors of the main living area are made from Douglas fir planks with a light lye and white-soap finish.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Definition of lye from the Collins English Dictionary