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an alkaline percolate from wood ashes; household lye is a crude mixture of sodium hydroxide with some sodium carbonate.
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lye

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The liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes. See: potassium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide.
Synonym(s): lixivium
[A.S. leáh]
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lye

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Liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes.
[A.S. leáh]
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