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EnglishEdit

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VerbEdit

laid

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lay

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AdjectiveEdit

laid (not comparable)

  1. (of paper) Marked with parallel lines, as if ribbed, from wires in the mould.

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EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *laidō. Compare Old Norse leið. Cognate to Finnish laita.

NounEdit

laid (genitive laia, partitive laida)

  1. width (of cloth)
  2. plank on the side of a boat
  3. side of a boat
  4. board, starboard

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly from Proto-Baltic *slaid-. Compare Lithuanian šlaitas (hillside). Cognate to Finnish laito. Alternatively from Proto-Germanic *laidō.

NounEdit

laid (genitive laiu, partitive laidu)

  1. islet, holm

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French laid (hideous, ugly), from Old French laid, leid (unpleasant, horrible, odious), from Frankish *laith (unpleasant, obstinate, odious), from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz (sorrowful, unpleasant), from Proto-Indo-European *leyt- (unpleasant). Akin to Old High German leid (unpleasant, odious) (German leid (unfortunate), Leid (grief)), Old Norse leiþr (odious), Old English lāþ (unpleasant, odious). More at loath.

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AdjectiveEdit

laid (feminine singular laide, masculine plural laids, feminine plural laides)

  1. physically ugly
  2. morally corrupt

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French lait (feminine laide).

AdjectiveEdit

laid m (feminine singular laide, masculine plural laids, feminine plural laides)

  1. ugly
    • 1546, Philippe de Commine, Cronique et histoire faicte et composee par feu messire Philippe de Commines ... Contenant les choses advenues durant le regne du Roy Loys unziesme, & Charles huictiesme son filz, tant en France, Bourgongne, Flandres, Arthois, Angleterre, & Italie, que Espaigne & lieux circonuoysins, page 43
      Le Roy de Castille estoit laid, et ses habillemens desplaisans aux François, qui s'en moquerent.
      The king of Castille was ugly, and his clothing unpleasant to the French, who made fun of it.
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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French laid, leid (unpleasant, horrible, odious), from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz (sorrowful, unpleasant), from Proto-Indo-European *leyt- (unpleasant).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

laid m

  1. (Jersey) ugly
    Bouonne femme n'est janmais laie.A nice woman is never ugly.
    Janmais vaque n'a trouvé san vieau laid.A cow never found her calf ugly.

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WelshEdit

NounEdit

laid

  1. Soft mutation of llaid.