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  • n. Alternative form of lay-in.


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  • Ye never heard hoo he laid it into them, steekin 'his nivs an' layin 'aboot him wi' his airms.

    My Man Sandy

  • "I'm jes 'layin' hold of God's promises," she said with a smile.

    Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly A Story of the Wilmington Massacre.

  • Anybody'd think you was the king – layin 'down the law en' layin 'down the law en' layin 'down – Where's Lulie?

    Miss Lulu Bett

  • She hain't never left nothin 'layin' around her room that a body could git any idee about her from.

    Youth Challenges

  • Just plumb wore out, an 'layin' asleep on the bank.

    Prairie Flowers

  • "So he air aready been settin 'on yer head an' layin 'on yer heart, mister," she greeted him, "the leetle man like this, huh, ain't he?"

    The Secret of the Storm Country

  • "Three dollars a week, an 'four dollars a week, an' a young boy cookin 'for himself on an oil-burner an' layin 'up money, workin' all day an 'studyin' all night, just workin 'an' never playin ', never havin' a good time, an 'never learnin' how to have a good time - of course his thirty thousand came along too late."

    Chapter 8

  • "I'm Sam'l Tobin, captain an 'owner of the' Eb an 'Flo,' layin 'jist out yonder."

    Jess of the Rebel Trail

  • "Simpson 'lows he's jes' layin 'low hisself, but ye can't tell."

    That Printer of Udell's

  • Here he is, 'layin' his hand on 'Willie's' shoulder.

    The Depot Master


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