a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training:
a laborer in the field.
adjective 1. placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum. 2. having an underneath layer (often followed by with): a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve. verb 3. simple past tense and past participle of underlay. verb (used with object), underlaid, underlaying. 1. to lay under or beneath. 2. to provide […]
verb (used with object), underlay, underlain, underlying. 1. to lie under or beneath; be situated under. 2. to be at the basis of; form the foundation of. 3. Grammar. to function as the root morpheme or original or basic form of (a derived form): The form “boy” underlies “boyish.”. 4. Finance. to be primary to […]
verb (used with object), underlapped, underlapping. 1. to extend partly under.
noun 1. a woman whose work is the washing and ironing of clothes, linens, etc. noun 1. a woman who launders clothes, sheets, etc, for a living