lain

[ leyn ]
/ leɪn /

verb

past participle of lie2.

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lain

1. laid, lain 2. lain , lane
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British Dictionary definitions for lain

lain
/ (leɪn) /

verb

the past participle of lie 2
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