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inlaid

[ in-leyd, in-leyd ]

adjective

  1. set into the surface of something:

    an inlaid design on a chest.

  2. decorated or made with a design set into the surface:

    an inlaid table.



inlaid

/ ɪnˈleɪd; ˈɪnˌleɪd /

adjective

  1. set in the surface, as a design in wood
  2. having such a design or inlay

    an inlaid table



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Other Words From

  • un·inlaid adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of inlaid1

First recorded in 1590–1600; past participle of inlay
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Example Sentences

On the pink cotton inside lay a clasp of black onyx, on which was inlaid a curious symbol or letter in gold.

They surround an inlaid coffee table of Bunyanesque proportions.

There is also another violin inlaid which belonged to the late Dr. Camidge of York, bearing date 1713.

Stradiuarius made a few instruments inlaid with ebony and ivory round the edges.

The added Portraits all neatly inlaid, and the whole forming a rare and highly interesting Collection.

On the arches of the arcades, texts from the Koran are inlaid in characters of black marble.

Round the outside of the mosque extracts from the Koran are inlaid in characters of black marble.

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