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Main Entry: 1lie
Inflected Form(s): lay /l/; lain /ln/; ly·ing /l-i/
Etymology: Old English licgan "to get into or be in a horizontal position" 1 a: to be in, stay in, or take up a horizontal position <lay fast asleep> <lie down> b: to stay in hiding or in ambush <lie low> <lie in wait> 2: to be spread flat so as to cover <snow lying on the ground> 3: to have direction : EXTEND <our route lay to the west> 4: to be located <Ohio lies east of Indiana>