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laid


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laid  \Laid\,  imp.  &  p.  p. 
  of  {Lay}. 
 
  {Laid  paper},  paper  marked  with  parallel  lines  or  water 
  marks,  as  if  ribbed,  from  parallel  wires  in  the  mold.  It 
  is  called  blue  laid,  cream  laid,  etc.,  according  to  its 
  color. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lay  \Lay\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Laid};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Laying}.]  [OE.  leggen,  AS  lecgan  causative,  fr  licgan  to 
  lie;  akin  to  D.  leggen,  G.  legen,  Icel.  leggja  Goth.  lagjan. 
  See  {Lie}  to  be  prostrate.] 
  1.  To  cause  to  lie  down  to  be  prostrate,  or  to  lie  against 
  something  to  put  or  set  down  to  deposit;  as  to  lay  a 
  book  on  the  table;  to  lay  a  body  in  the  grave;  a  shower 
  lays  the  dust. 
 
  A  stone  was  brought,  and  laid  upon  the  mouth  of  the 
  den.  --Dan.  vi  17. 
 
  Soft  on  the  flowery  herb  I  found  me  laid.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  place  in  position;  to  establish  firmly;  to  arrange  with 
  regularity;  to  dispose  in  ranks  or  tiers;  as  to  lay  a 
  corner  stone;  to  lay  bricks  in  a  wall;  to  lay  the  covers 
  on  a  table. 
 
  3.  To  prepare;  to  make  ready;  to  contrive;  to  provide;  as  to 
  lay  a  snare,  an  ambush,  or  a  plan 
 
  4.  To  spread  on  a  surface;  as  to  lay  plaster  or  paint. 
 
  5.  To  cause  to  be  still  to  calm;  to  allay;  to  suppress;  to 
  exorcise,  as  an  evil  spirit. 
 
  After  a  tempest  when  the  winds  are  laid.  --Waller. 
 
  6.  To  cause  to  lie  dead  or  dying. 
 
  Brave  C[ae]neus  laid  Ortygius  on  the  plain,  The 
  victor  C[ae]neus  was  by  Turnus  slain.  --Dryden. 
 
  7.  To  deposit,  as  a  wager;  to  stake;  to  risk. 
 
  I  dare  lay  mine  honor  He  will  remain  so  --Shak. 
 
  8.  To  bring  forth  and  deposit;  as  to  lay  eggs. 
 
  9.  To  apply;  to  put 
 
  She  layeth  her  hands  to  the  spindle.  --Prov.  xxxi. 
  19. 
 
  10.  To  impose,  as  a  burden,  suffering,  or  punishment;  to 
  assess,  as  a  tax;  as  to  lay  a  tax  on  land. 
 
  The  Lord  hath  laid  on  him  the  iniquity  of  us  all 
  --Is.  Iiii.  6. 
 
  11.  To  impute;  to  charge;  to  allege. 
 
  God  layeth  not  folly  to  them  --Job  xxiv. 
  12. 
 
  Lay  the  fault  on  us  --Shak. 
 
  12.  To  impose,  as  a  command  or  a  duty;  as  to  lay  commands  on 
  one 
 
  13.  To  present  or  offer;  as  to  lay  an  indictment  in  a 
  particular  county;  to  lay  a  scheme  before  one 
 
  14.  (Law)  To  state;  to  allege;  as  to  lay  the  venue. 
  --Bouvier. 
 
  15.  (Mil.)  To  point;  to  aim  as  to  lay  a  gun. 
 
  16.  (Rope  Making)  To  put  the  strands  of  (a  rope,  a  cable, 
  etc.)  in  their  proper  places  and  twist  or  unite  them  as 
  to  lay  a  cable  or  rope. 
 
  17.  (Print.) 
  a  To  place  and  arrange  (pages)  for  a  form  upon  the 
  imposing  stone. 
  b  To  place  (new  type)  properly  in  the  cases. 
 
  {To  lay  asleep},  to  put  sleep;  to  make  unobservant  or 
  careless.  --Bacon. 
 
  {To  lay  bare},  to  make  bare;  to  strip. 
 
  And  laid  those  proud  roofs  bare  to  summer's  rain. 
  --Byron. 
 
  {To  lay  before},  to  present  to  to  submit  for  consideration; 
  as  the  papers  are  laid  before  Congress. 
 
  {To  lay  by}. 
  a  To  save. 
  b  To  discard. 
 
  Let  brave  spirits  .  .  .  not  be  laid  by 
  --Bacon. 
 
  {To  lay  by  the  heels},  to  put  in  the  stocks.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  lay  down}. 
  a  To  stake  as  a  wager. 
  b  To  yield;  to  relinquish;  to  surrender;  as  to  lay 
  down  one's  life;  to  lay  down  one's  arms. 
  c  To  assert  or  advance,  as  a  proposition  or  principle. 
 
 
  {To  lay  forth}. 
  a  To  extend  at  length;  (reflexively)  to  exert  one's 
  self  to  expatiate.  [Obs.] 
  b  To  lay  out  (as  a  corpse).  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {To  lay  hands  on},  to  seize. 
 
  {To  lay  hands  on  one's  self},  or  {To  lay  violent  hands  on 
  one's  self},  to  injure  one's  self  specif.,  to  commit 
  suicide. 
 
  {To  lay  heads  together},  to  consult. 
 
  {To  lay  hold  of},  or  {To  lay  hold  on},  to  seize;  to  catch. 
 
  {To  lay  in},  to  store;  to  provide. 
 
  {To  lay  it  on},  to  apply  without  stint.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laid 
  adj  :  set  down  according  to  a  plan:"a  carefully  laid  table  with 
  places  set  for  four  people";  "stones  laid  in  a  pattern" 
  [syn:  {set}] 




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