Lying to
Lying Ly"ing, p. pr. & vb. n. of {Lie}, to be supported horizontally. [1913 Webster]

{Lying panel} (Arch.), a panel in which the grain of the wood is horizontal. [R.]

{Lying to} (Naut.), having the sails so disposed as to counteract each other. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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