Unlaid
Unlaid Un*laid", a. 1. Not laid or placed; not fixed. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

2. Not allayed; not pacified; not laid finally to rest. [R.] ``Stubborn, unlaid ghost.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Not laid out, as a corpse. [R.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

{Unlaid paper}. See {Laid paper}, under {Laid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • unlaid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not laid …   English terms dictionary

  • unlaid — /un layd /, adj. 1. not laid or placed: The table is still unlaid. 2. (of dead bodies) not laid out; not prepared for burial. 3. not laid to rest, as a spirit. 4. untwisted, as a rope. [1425 75; late ME unleyd. See UN 1, LAID] * * * …   Universalium

  • unlaid — adjective a) not laid, not placed b) not laid by exorcism …   Wiktionary

  • unlaid — unlaid1 adjective not laid. unlaid2 past and past participle of unlay …   English new terms dictionary

  • unlaid — un·laid …   English syllables

  • unlaid — /ʌnˈleɪd/ (say un layd) adjective 1. (of a table) not set for a meal. 2. (of a ghost) not yet exorcised. 3. (of paper) not laid; not having the lined texture of laid paper. 4. untwisted, as a rope …   Australian English dictionary

  • unlaid — 1. 2. past and past part. of UNLAY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unlaid paper — Unlaid Un*laid , a. 1. Not laid or placed; not fixed. Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. Not allayed; not pacified; not laid finally to rest. [R.] Stubborn, unlaid ghost. Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Not laid out, as a corpse. [R.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • un|laid — «uhn LAYD», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. not laid or placed; not fixed: »The first foundations of the world being yet unlaid (Richard Hooker). 2. not allayed; not pacified: »Blue meagre hag or stubborn unlaid ghost, That breaks his magic chains at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feazings — Feaz ings, n. pl. [See {Feaze}, v. t.] (Naut.) The unlaid or ragged end of a rope. Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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