Ravishing perfumes lulled their senses as they reposed in the shade of these fairy-like forests.
On it reposed a that and a pair of gloves rolled into a ball, man fashion.
Here he kept an Argus guard while Zaleski, in one deep unbroken slumber of a night and a day, reposed before him.
Marmaduke Trevor reposed on a chair under the lee of Lady Bruce.
So she sat up, dislodging the stethoscope, and ignoring the purpose of the thermometer which had reposed under her tongue.
I reposed my heart upon thine honour, and have found its baseness.
Arkle, the managing partner, and shall be ever grateful for the confidence he reposed in us.
Lastly, on the dish before Miss Creusa there reposed three potatoes.
He reposed in a comfortable chair and allowed himself to dream.
I was proud of the trust she reposed in me, and I meant to be faithful to it.
"lie at rest," mid-15c., from Middle French reposer, from Old French repauser (10c.), from Late Latin repausare "cause to rest," from Latin re-, here probably an intensive prefix (see re-), + Late Latin pausare "to stop" (see pause (v.)). Related: Reposed; reposing.
"put, place," mid-15c., from Latin repos-, stem of reponere "put back, set back, replace, restore; put away, lay out, stretch out," from re- "back, away" (see re-) + ponere "to put, place" (see position (n.)). Or perhaps [Klein] formed in Middle English from Old French poser, on model of disposen "dispose."
"rest," c.1500, from Middle French repos (11c.), back-formation from reposer (see repose (v.1)).