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Lay Out (To)

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(a) To disburse: Il dépensa de grandes sommes dʹargent.

(b) To display goods. Mettre des marchandises en montre. To place in convenient order what is required for wear: Préparer ses beaux habits.

(c) To prepare a corpse for the coffin, by placing the limbs in order, and dressing the body in its grave-clothes.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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