Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of re-lay.

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Examples

  • The circumstance which put the finishing touch on the moment peculiarly favorable for an attempt at escape, was that the roofers were re-laying and re-jointing, at that very moment, a portion of the slates on the prison.

    Les Miserables

  • The public has to pay interest on this sum, and suffer besides the damage done to the pavements by tearing up and re-laying.

    Monopolies and the People

  • If the pursuers waited here for such a complicated piece of work as this tearing up and re-laying of the track, they might lose the race altogether.

    Chasing an Iron Horse Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Civil War

  • The circumstance which put the finishing touch on the moment peculiarly favorable for an attempt at escape, was that the roofers were re-laying and re-jointing, at that very moment, a portion of the slates on the prison.

    Les Miserables, Volume IV, Saint Denis

  • As the troops were at work in re-laying the track, there was no danger.

    Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1

  • The circumstance which put the finishing touch on the moment peculiarly favorable for an attempt at escape, was that the roofers were re-laying and re-jointing, at that very moment, a portion of the slates on the prison.

    Les Misérables

  • The waiters leapt into action, re-laying the table just in time for David to repeat his trick on the way back.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Once a section had been mined, it would be rehabilitated by the re-laying of soil on the quarry floor, thereby returning the land to farming.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • "We had basically just started re-laying the block."

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

  • "We had basically just started re-laying the block."

    Sand Mountain Reporter: News

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