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  • n. Alternative form of laydown.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Said of a collar which is laid or folded over on itself; not standing; lay-over. Also used substantively.


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  • No fancy lay-down blind (I don't like shooting from the posterior position anyway).


  • The writer obviously has the chops to lay-down the story, the story just needs a bigger canvas.

    BUILD, BUILD, BUILD • by James Bloomer

  • It was back breaking hard work, there would be days I get home and be so tired all I wanted to was lay-down.

    Skilled labor in high demand, short supply

  • And now for a question I can't answer: Why are most lay-down dates on Tuesdays?

    Definitions for the Perplexed: Lay-Down Date

  • That she had a "lay-down date," instead of the kind where you sit up and behave yourself.

    Definitions for the Perplexed: Lay-Down Date

  • With a room full of witnesses and a smoking gun, the case against Nosair should have been a lay-down.

    The Road To September 11

  • I made no sign, however, of the perturbation which came over me, and as a preliminary step went to my own room to put on a new necktie and tail coat; at home I still wore short jackets and lay-down collars, much as I abominated them.

    First Love

  • So the letter requiring the most personal and private gynacological medical data is beyond their authority.f an exercise of a discretionary power in accordance with a rule or policy without regard to the merits of the particular case; A lay-down Open Misere, I think, on this one.

    The Great Passport Fiasco : August 2nd Edition

  • Last summer, for example, it published an analysis of global poverty and what could be done about it that was the equivalent of a lay-down hand at bridge.

    Economic Principals

  • GRANGE: Well, maybe then we need a more comprehensive lay-down of the details of these capabilities.

    CNN Transcript Aug 11, 2005


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