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We have found multiple words lay. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
lay English (Verb Noun) (legal) To state; to allege.. (military) To point; to aim.. (nautical) To take a position; to come or go.. (printing) To place (new type) properly in the cases.. (printing) To place and arrange [...](legal) To state; to allege.. (military) To point; to aim.. (nautical) To take a position; to come or go.. (printing) To place (new type) properly in the cases.. (printing) To place and arrange [...]
lay English (Noun) A lake.A lake.
lay English (Adjective) (obsolete) Not educated or cultivated; ignorant.. Non-professional; not being a member of an organized institution.. Not belonging to the clergy, but associated with them.(obsolete) Not educated or cultivated; ignorant.. Non-professional; not being a member of an organized institution.. Not belonging to the clergy, but associated with them.
lay English (Noun) A ballad or sung poem; a short poem or narrative, usually intended to be sung.A ballad or sung poem; a short poem or narrative, usually intended to be sung.
lay English (Verb) (Judaism, transitive) To don or put on (tefillin (phylacteries)).(Judaism, transitive) To don or put on (tefillin (phylacteries)).

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