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re-laid

[ree-leyd]
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  1. simple past tense and past participle of re-lay.
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re-lay

or re·lay

[ree-ley]
verb (used with object), re-laid, re-lay·ing.
  1. to lay again.
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Origin of re-lay

First recorded in 1580–90; re- + lay1
Can be confusedre-lay relay
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re-lay

v.

"to lay again," 1590s, from re- + lay (v.). Related: Re-laid; re-laying.

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