underlaid
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. laid or placed underneath 2. having something laid or lying underneath

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  • Underlaid — Un der*laid , a. Laid or placed underneath; also, having something laid or lying underneath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • underlaid — [un΄dər lād′] adj. 1. laid or placed underneath 2. having an underlay or underlying layer, support, etc …   English World dictionary

  • underlaid — /un deuhr layd /, adj. 1. placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum. 2. having an underneath layer (often fol. by with): a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve. v. 3. pt. and pp. of underlay. [bef …   Universalium

  • underlaid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from past participle of underlay 1. : laid or placed underneath 2. : having something laid or lying underneath often by way of support or strengthening bed of sand underlaid with shale the theology of India is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • underlaid — un•der•laid [[t]ˌʌn dərˈleɪd[/t]] adj. 1) placed or laid underneath, as a foundation 2) having an underneath layer (often fol. by with): lace underlaid with satin[/ex] 3) pt. and pp. of underlay • Etymology: bef. 1100 …   From formal English to slang

  • underlaid — adj. placed underneath; having a layer beneath it; strengthened from underneath ,un·der lay || ‚ʌndÉ™(r)leɪ n. (British) carpet pad v. place underneath; lie under; provide something that supports from below …   English contemporary dictionary

  • underlaid — /ˈʌndəleɪd/ (say unduhlayd) adjective 1. put beneath. 2. having an underlay. –verb 3. past tense and past participle of underlay …   Australian English dictionary

  • underlay — underlay1 [un΄dər lā′; ] for n. [ un′dər lā΄] vt. underlaid, underlaying [ME underlein < OE underlecgan] 1. to cover, line, or extend over the bottom of [the leather is underlaid with felt] 2. to lay (something) under something else, esp. as a …   English World dictionary

  • State of Deseret — The boundaries of the provisional State of Deseret (orange with black outline) as proposed in 1849. Modern state boundaries underlaid for reference. The State of Deseret was a proposed state of the United States, propositioned in 1849 by Latter… …   Wikipedia

  • cañada — /keuhn yah deuh, yad euh/, n. Chiefly Western U.S. 1. a dry riverbed. 2. a small, deep canyon. [1840 50; < Sp, equiv. to cañ(a) CANE + ada n. suffix] * * * Canada Introduction Canada Background: A land of vast distances and rich natural resources …   Universalium

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