Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The first painting upon any object which is to be decorated in color.
- n. In seal-engraving, the drawing of the outline of a design to be cut.
“In the case of Marie-Antoinette, her first laying-in was all the more eagerly awaited that she had been married for eight years without presenting her husband with an heir.”
“See them laying-in their stocks of Roman _souvenirs_ at the shops in the Corso and the Via Condotti.”
“Kozlov's animals spend their time maintaining homes and friendships, laying-in stores for winter, listening out for seasonal winds and rains.”
“By its very design, a ropes course facility is intended to challenge people in two distinct areas: team building and overcoming personal barriers", points out Matt who together with wife Krystina are also the owners and directors of Mercy Maternity Center, a charity laying-in maternity clinic serving impoverished families.”
“I will take you to my personal laying-in ward, where you will get the best of care. ”
“Vaisampayana said, 'When the Brahma-weapon was withdrawn by Krishna, at that time, the laying-in room was illumined by thy father with his energy.”
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