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Lye is a potent chemical compound known as sodium hydroxide (NaOH). In linguistics, it's a noun from Old English 'léag', akin to Old High German 'louga'. Used in soap making, drain cleaning, and food preparation, like pretzels or century eggs. Caustic and can cause burns. Not a friendly cocktail ingredient.
📝 Example Sentence
"Lye, a strong alkali, is often used in soap making."
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