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Meaning of lay

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: characteristic of those who are not members of the
             clergy; "set his collar in laic rather than clerical
             position"; "the lay ministry" [syn: {laic}, {lay},
      2: not of or from a profession; "a lay opinion as to the cause
         of the disease"
      n 1: a narrative song with a recurrent refrain [syn: {ballad},
      2: a narrative poem of popular origin [syn: {ballad}, {lay}]
      v 1: put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your
           things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the
           scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a
           certain point" [syn: {put}, {set}, {place}, {pose},
           {position}, {lay}]
      2: put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table";
         "lay the patient carefully onto the bed" [syn: {lay}, {put
         down}, {repose}]
      3: prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire";
         "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"
      4: lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"
      5: impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a
         responsibility on someone"

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