a wooden deck having planking laid parallel to the sides of the hull so as to follow the curves toward the ends of the vessel.
adj. c.1300, Scottish and northern English variant of loathly “hideous, repulsive” (see loath).
[ley] /leɪ/ verb (used with object), laid, laying. 1. to put or place in a horizontal position or position of rest; set down: to lay a book on a desk. 2. to knock or beat down, as from an erect position; strike or throw to the ground: One punch laid him low. 3. to put […]
noun 1. paper with fine parallel and cross lines produced in manufacturing. noun 1. paper with a regular mesh impressed upon it by the dandy roller on a paper-making machine Compare wove paper
[leykh] /leɪx/ Scot. adjective, adverb 1. 1 . noun 2. a small valley or hollow.