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.
/leɪk/ verb (Northern English, dialect) 1. when intr, often foll by about. to play (a game, etc) 2. (intransitive) to be on holiday, esp to take a day off work 3. (intransitive) to be unemployed