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English definition of “lay”


verb [I or T] (PRODUCE EGGS)    /leɪ/ (laid)
B2 (of an animal or bird ) to produce eggs from out of the body : Thousands of turtles drag themselves onto the beach and lay their eggs in the sand .Animal reproduction
(Definition of lay verb (PRODUCE EGGS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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