from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Newly laid.


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  • We maneuver around the plush, red and bordered in gold, new-laid for the guests who will be arriving in one hour.

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  • I keep the hens too, and I send in a good new-laid egg for him every morning.

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  • The room was lit with candles and warmed by the flickering flames of a new-laid fire.

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  • She remained there a short time, and then came out with a basketful of new-laid eggs.

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  • After four days Arthur Morrison came to see him, bringing six new-laid eggs and a bottle of fresh orange juice.

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  • In the morning quite early, Mr. Martin was back again in the car, complete with new-laid eggs, new-made bread, butter and fresh milk from the farm.

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  • There was great satisfaction in topping off the new-laid hedge with the woven binders: long, slender eight-or ten-foot wands of hazel plaited decoratively but also entirely functional.


  • If I order two new-laid eggs for breakfast, up come two unhatched but still unique avian individuals, and the chances are they serve my rude physiological purpose.

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  • The cocks are crowing, and new-laid eggs are said to be found in the coops.

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  • But let the thoughtful rider avoid the new-sown barley; and, above all things, let him give a wide berth to the new-laid meadows of artificial grasses.

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