[ verb ] lay out in a line
Used in print(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
It was thickly_settled by fifteen thousand citizens and laid_out into pig infested streets , mostly around the Battery , going bravely north to Wall_Street , but giving_up and becoming fields and farms in the region of Harlem_Heights .(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)
`` He 's used it every_day ; every morning , I lay_out his clothes on_it '' .
[ verb ] get ready for a particular purpose or event
"set up an experiment" "set the table" "lay out the tools for the surgery"
Used in print(Covered Bridge Topics, XIX:2...)
`` Mr. Palmer will attend_to any applications relating to bridges and if desired will view the proposed site , and lay_out and superintend the work , or recommend a suitable person to execute it .