noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of lie-down
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Example sentences from the Web for lie-down
May we see the horses, Mike—are they having their lie-down, or anything?Thoroughbreds|W. A. Fraser
British Dictionary definitions for lie-down
verb (intr, adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with lie-down
Also, lie down on the job. Be remiss or lazy. For example, They fired Max because he was always lying down on the job. This expression alludes to lying down in the sense of “resting.” [Early 1900s]