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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAY OVER

Joan lay over there white and still, a pitiful crumpled heap.

Then it turned to an ashy tint; it lay over the church-yard.

A trail of purple, like a smear of blood on a blue shield, lay over the sea.

Her bows were more raised, and she lay over further by the depth of a plank.

I checked her from stem to gudgeon and you lay over her like a circus tent.

But as he looked on the hoard Sigurd felt some shadow of the evil that lay over it all.

Outside, the freshness of a Suabian morning lay over valley and mountain.

He tapped with his gnarled fingers on the blanket that lay over his knees.

Not so much as a chaw of bacon, or a blanket to lay over you nights.

That means we'll have to lay over long enough in Havaner to earn the money.

WORD ORIGIN

"manner of lying," 1690s, from lie (v.2). Sense in golf is from 1857.

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