layover

[ley-oh-ver]

noun


Nearby words

  1. layette,
  2. laying on of hands,
  3. layman,
  4. layoff,
  5. layout,
  6. laypeople,
  7. layperson,
  8. laysan,
  9. layshaft,
  10. laytime

Origin of layover

1870–75, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase lay over

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Word Origin and History for layover

layover

n.

also lay-over, "a stop overnight," 1873, from lay (v.) + over. Earlier as "a cloth laid over a table-cloth" (1777).

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