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lay

1
a portion of the catch or the profits from a whaling or fishing expedition

lay

2
of, involving, or belonging to people who are not clergy

lay

3
1. a ballad or short narrative poem, esp one intended to be sung
2. a song or melody

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(design engineering)
The direction, length, or angle of twist of the strands in a rope or cable.
(metallurgy)
The direction of the prevailing surface pattern on a piece of metal after grinding, cutting, lapping, or other processing.
(mining engineering)
A share of profit.
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It is a fitting tribute to those individuals who have been laid to rest in Llanbeblig Cemetery's common grave.
They were later laid to rest in presence of hundreds of the mourners.
The killed were laid to rest after their funerals in the local graveyard.
Abdullah Al Hamoudi was laid to rest in Al Tuwaieen area after a funeral prayer which was attended by Major General Saif Musabah Al Musafri, Chief of Operations, at the GHQ of the UAE Armed Forces, senior officers and citizens.
The wreath has been especially commissioned for the event and will be laid to rest for the six nights while travelling the United Kingdom.
Jean's body has been laid to rest at Westburn Cemetery in Cambuslang.
BEIRUT: Two young men were laid to rest in their Bek Valley hometowns after they succumbed to wounds sustained in two separate shooting incidents, the National News Agency reported Sunday.
THE Scots officer shot dead by a rogue Afghan soldier as he played football will be laid to rest today.
The eight Emiratis were laid to rest in Al Waqn area in Al Ain on Friday, Ahmed Al Durie, a relative of the deceased Emiratis informed.
FILM director Tony Scott will be laid to rest by his close family at a memorial service this weekend, it has been announced.
METROCENTRE boss Tim Lamb was laid to rest by his family and friends yesterday.
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