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underlaid

[ uhn-der-leyd ]
/ ˌʌn dərˈleɪd /
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adjective
placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum.
having an underneath layer (often followed by with): a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve.
verb
simple past tense and past participle of underlay.
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Origin of underlaid

before 1100; late Old English under lede (not recorded in ME); see under-, laid
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British Dictionary definitions for underlaid

underlaid
/ (ˌʌndəˈleɪd) /

adjective
laid underneath
having an underlay or supporting layer underneath
verb
the past tense and past participle of underlay
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