To put deliberately at risk; put in peril as a wager or hostage: If you try this, remember you are laying your ass on the line (1950s+)
- Lay them in the aisles
verb phrase (Variations: have or knock or put may replace lay) To entertain, amuse, or impress an audience extravagantly; wow (1934+)
- Lay the skin on someone
verb phrase To shake or otherwise deploy hands in greeting; GIVE someone FIVE: Lay the skin on me, pal (1940s+ Black)
/ˈleɪˌtaɪm/ noun 1. (commerce) the period of time allowed by a shipowner to a carrier to carry out cargo loading or discharging operations
[leyt-n] /ˈleɪt n/ noun 1. a town in N Utah.