from The Century Dictionary.

  • In embroidery, stitched upon a ground. Gold and silver thread, and silk cords, are frequently treated in this way.
  • Put or set down; thrown down; prostrate.
  • Pressed down; pressed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imperative, past participle of lay.
  • imperative, past participle 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lay.
  • adjective of paper Marked with parallel lines, as if ribbed, from wires in the mould.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective set down according to a plan:


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