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- v. To be brought to bed in childbirth.
- v. To stay in bed (longer than usual).
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- v. originate (in)
- v. be in confinement for childbirth
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I would lie in a meadow and watch thunderstorms build over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and dream of someday soaring between the canyons of vapor.
Because steps are not preorganized into a staircase, and because so many wrong turns and dead ends lie in wait, an unseeing search would almost certainly fail.
Latz confessed next day that he used to lie in his swag smoking before he gave it up and began chewing pituri instead.
There was no end of her various complaints; but her principal forte appeared to lie in sick-headache, which sometimes would confine her to her room three days out of six.
The chisels lie in neat rows, the set squares fit snugly under brass clips, and the morticing tools nest in their niches.
One of these days I will go and stand in that graveyard and contemplate the light over the Slaney, the simple beauty of grey Irish light over water, and know that I, like anyone else who was born, will be condemned eventually to lie in darkness as long as time lasts.
It was an expected death, at an age when most of our compatriots already lie in cemeteries, just a year before Dedushka, my grandfather, died from his heart, too.
Cables that held the masts in place lie in coils on the deck and a steam-powered winch that might have been added in the early 1900s is visible in the bow section.
I notice that lizards lie in wait beside the spring-puddle, waiting to pounce on flies when they alight to drink.
Rot the stuff; it would lie in my innerds like lead.