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inlaid

[ in-leyd, in-leyd ]
/ ˈɪnˌleɪd, ɪnˈleɪd /
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adjective
set into the surface of something: an inlaid design on a chest.
decorated or made with a design set into the surface: an inlaid table.
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Origin of inlaid

First recorded in 1590–1600; past participle ofinlay

OTHER WORDS FROM inlaid

un·in·laid, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for inlaid

inlaid
/ (ˈɪnˌleɪd, ɪnˈleɪd) /

adjective
set in the surface, as a design in wood
having such a design or inlayan inlaid table
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