lay upon

  • 1 lay upon — To wager upon • • • Main Entry: ↑lay …

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  • 2 lay upon — index impose (enforce) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 lay upon the table — phrasal see lay on the table 2 …

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  • 4 lay on the table — phrasal 1. : to remove (a parliamentary motion) from consideration indefinitely 2. or lay upon the table Brit : to put (as legislation) on the agenda * * * lay on the table see under ↑table • • • …

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  • 5 Lay — (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down, to be… …

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  • 6 Lay Abbot — • A name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lay Abbot     Lay Abbot …

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  • 7 Lay abbot — ( abbatocomes , abbas laicus , abbas miles ) is a name used to designate a layman on whom a king or someone in authority bestowed an abbey as a reward for services rendered; he had charge of the estate belonging to it, and was entitled to part of …

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  • 8 lay — lay1 [lā] vt. laid, laying [ME leyen, new formation < 3d pers. sing. of earlier leggen < OE lecgan, lit., to make lie (akin to Goth lagjan, Ger legen) < pt. base of OE licgan, to LIE1] 1. to cause to come down or fall with force; knock… …

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  • 9 Lay a garland — is a popular English madrigal composition in Emusic|flat major. It was written by Robert Lucas de Pearsall on 4 June 1840Cite book|title=Madrigals and Partsongs|isbn=0 19 343694 9|publisher=Oxford University Press|pages=pp. 375|] and is scored… …

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  • 10 Lay confession — is confession in the religious sense, made to a lay person. Contents 1 Roman Catholic view 2 Anglican view 3 See also 4 References …

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  • 11 lay a duty upon — index charge (assess) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 lay blame upon — index complain (charge), denounce (inform against), incriminate, reprehend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 lay hands upon — index obtain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 lay responsibility upon — index charge (accuse) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 lay — Synonyms and related words: Brautlied, Christmas carol, Kunstlied, Liebeslied, Volkslied, abate, accredit, address, advance, aim, air, alba, align, allay, allege, alleviate, anesthetize, ante, ante up, anthem, appease, aria, art song, aspect,… …

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  • 16 lay on — Synonyms and related words: administer, apply, apply to, attack, baste, bastinado, beat, bedaub, belabor, belt, besmear, bestow, birch, blanket, block, buffet, burden with, butter, cane, canopy, charge, cloak, clothe, cloud, club, coat, cope,… …

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  • 17 Lay community counsellor — Transitory CommunitiesA community may be defined as a group of people with a sense of common history, language, race, mores, values, attitudes, knowledge structures, and purpose. However traumatic events, such as a natural disaster, spawn new… …

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  • 18 lay into — Synonyms and related words: ambush, assail, assault, attack, blitz, bushwhack, come at, come down on, crack down on, descend on, descend upon, draw first blood, fall on, fall upon, gang up on, go at, go for, harry, have at, hit, hit like… …

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  • 19 lay to — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, aestivate, apply to, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, blame, blame for, blame on, bring home to, buckle down, charge on, charge to, confess, connect… …

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  • 20 lay hands on — Synonyms and related words: abduct, administer the Eucharist, ambush, annex, anoint, assail, assault, attack, bless, blitz, bushwhack, carry off, chrism, come at, come down on, confirm, crack down on, cross, descend on, descend upon, do duty,… …

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