[ley-pur-suh n] /ˈleɪˌpɜr sən/
a person who is not a member of the clergy; one of the laity.
a person who is not a member of a given profession, as law or medicine.
[ley-pee-puh l] /ˈleɪˌpi pəl/
laymen and laywomen collectively.
1972, gender-neutral version of layman.
- Lay pipe
noun, Anglican Church. 1. a layperson authorized by a bishop to conduct certain parts of a service. noun 1. (Church of England) a person licensed by a bishop to conduct religious services other than the Eucharist 2. (RC Church) a layman chosen from among the congregation to read the epistle at Mass and sometimes other […]
- Lay rubber
verb phrase To accelerate rapidly and speed in a car, so as to leave black tire marks on the road (1940s+ Teenagers)
[lahy-sahn] /ˈlaɪ sɑn/ noun 1. an islet of Hawaii, in the Leeward Islands, NW of Niihau.