The jaguar is not far distant, “laired” in the secret depths of the impenetrable jungle.
About the feet of the colossi I could make out the creeping forms of beasts that laired in the once proud works of men.
Some Scotsmen were stricken down; some, not knowing the ground, laired, and lost their horses.
Nob Hill arose, like any medieval castle, from the mess and ruck of common life that denned and laired at its base.
For two days he had laired and rested, sleeping much, in the wildest and most inaccessible precincts of the Kennan Ranch.
Old English leger "bed, couch, grave; act or place of lying down," from Proto-Germanic *legraz (cf. Old Norse legr "grave," also "nuptials" ("a lying down"); Old Frisian leger "situation," Old Saxon legar "bed," Middle Dutch legher "act or place of lying down," Dutch leger "bed, camp," Old High German legar "bed, a lying down," German Lager "bed, lair, camp, storehouse," Gothic ligrs "place of lying"), from PIE *legh- "to lie, lay" (see lie (v.2)). Meaning "animal's den" is from early 15c.