lye is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

lye Scrabble score: 2

Meaning of lye

  • a strong alkaline liquor rich in potassium carbonate leached from wood ashes and used especially in making soap and for washing
  • white alkaline substance used for washing
  • solid caustic (as sodium hydroxide)
  • strong alkaline solution (as of sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide)
  • a strong alkaline solution [n -S]