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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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They were laid to rest at Pir Kamil Shah graveyard.
A small contingent of army presented salute to the martyred following the body was laid to rest Brigadier Usman laid the floral wreath at the grave of the martyred on behalf of the chief of the army staff.
QUETTA -- All nine persons who had lost their lives in a church attack on Zarghoon Road on December 17 were laid to rest on Monday while the government of Balochistan has announced ex-gratia funds for the bereaved families.
LAHORE: Funeral prayers of Pakistan Army officials, who were martyred after terrorists opened fire on their vehicle in North Waziristan, will be offered after which they will be laid to rest with full military honours on Wednesday.
SIALKOT -- A soldier of Pak Army Mohammad Iftikhar who was martyred by unprovoked intensified shelling of Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) a few days ago, was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in Basra Jaala-Shakargarh village on Wednesday with a complete military honour.
PLAYBOY founder Hugh Hefner was reportedly laid to rest next to Marilyn Monroe in a private funeral ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Damascus Countryside, SANA -- The bodies of a number of people from the towns of Kefraya and al-Foua'a who were killed in a terrorist bombing targeting the buses transporting them in al-Rashidin area west of Aleppo were laid to rest on Wednesday in the town of al-Sayyeda Zainab in Damascus Countryside.
CHAMAN -- A police constable who along with other law enforcement personnel was gunned down by unknown armed men on Fatima Jinnah Road in the provincial capital on Saturday night was laid to rest in his native area in village Killi Taki in Chaman area, on Sunday.
WWE star Chyna has finally been laid to rest, months after her death.
When the time comes for him to be laid to rest, there will be no controversy over where he will spend eternity.
Summary: A Lebanese woman killed in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast's Abidjan was laid to rest Tuesday in her south Lebanon village.
HUNDREDS of Welsh veteran soldiers, officers and cadets from across Wales will mark a historic occasion today as The Royal Welch Fusiliers' (RWF) colours will be laid to rest.