Also, lay to rest; set at rest. Satisfy, settle, as in I’ll take care of it; you can set your mind at rest, or The arbitrator is sure to lay these questions to rest. [ Late 1300s ]
Also see: lay to rest
- Lay a wager
see under lay odds
[ley-uh-wey] /ˈleɪ əˌweɪ/ noun 1. . 2. an article or item purchased through a . 1961, as a system of payments for merchandise, from lay (v.) + away. Earlier in the same sense was Australian lay-by (1930).
noun 1. a method of purchasing by which the purchaser reserves an article with a down payment and claims it only after paying the full balance.
[ley-bak] /ˈleɪˌbæk/ noun 1. Figure Skating. a spin, usually performed by a woman, in which the upper body is arched backward and the free leg lifted and turned out from the hip. 2. Rowing. the backward lean of an oarsman’s body at the end of a stroke. 3. Mountain Climbing. a method of entering a […]