[lahy-sahn] /ˈlaɪ sɑn/
an islet of Hawaii, in the Leeward Islands, NW of Niihau.
/ˈleɪˌʃɑːft/ noun 1. an auxiliary shaft in a gearbox, running parallel to the main shaft, to and from which drive is transferred to enable varying ratios to be obtained
- Lay someone low
Overcome someone, as in He laid him low with one good punch, or The flu laid us low for two weeks. [ 1300s ] Also see: lie low
noun 1. a woman who has taken religious vows and habit but is employed in her order chiefly in manual labor. noun 1. a woman who has taken the vows of a religious order but is not ordained and not bound to divine office
- Lay someone off
verb phrase To terminate someone’s job (1868+)