deep-laid

[ deep-leyd ]
/ ˈdipˈleɪd /
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adjective

carefully, cunningly, or secretly made: a deep-laid plot.

Origin of deep-laid

First recorded in 1760–70
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deep-laid


adjective

(of a plot or plan) carefully worked out and kept secret
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