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get laid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v get laid have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Quotations

  • Kevin Bacon
    Kevin Bacon
    “Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.”

Usage

In literature:

She would get up and order the table to be laid.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Your dresses are laid out on the bed in my room, and you'd better get them on as soon as you possibly can.
"Lucile Triumphant" by Elizabeth M. Duffield
The joy of seeing Laide drove all thoughts of getting upstairs safely away.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
As regards kissing, a wager may be laid as to which will get hold of the lips of the other first.
"The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana" by Vatsyayana
He thought a sharpshooter was there, and he laid his plans to get him.
"Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line" by Clarence Young
To hash meat in perfection, it should be laid in this gravy only just long enough to get properly warm through.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Skip says you'll be laid up for a week when the s'ciety gets through with you.
"Down the Slope" by James Otis
What right has Frank to risk getting rheumatic fever, and being laid up as a cripple for life, merely to save a dog?
"Captain Bayley's Heir:" by G. A. Henty
To hash meat in perfection, it should be laid in this gravy only just long enough to get properly warmed through.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
A piece of rock laid open his scalp, but, though the mob was sure of getting him, he fought like a whirlwind.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
Every week, thrice, I came to examination, and many snares and traps were laid to get something.
"History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II." by James Anthony Froude
I laid for him for a half hour and fin'ly I get a openin'.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
To get breath, his face was touching a great wall of rock against which another was carelessly laid.
"The Flute of the Gods" by Marah Ellis Ryan
My route is all pretty well laid out; I shall go near no town till I get to Alais.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The plan of Red Cloud and his chiefs had been laid to get all the troops out of the fort, together; kill them and seize the fort.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
After a while one gets to know the hens personally, and to know the noise which means that they have just laid.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
But the price laid down in certain countries for getting a dispensation, exceeded the means of almost every peasant.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Harvey now laid a plan to get rid of the woman.
"A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718" by Wallace Notestein
She will handle you as tenderly as a new-laid egg, until she gets what she wants!
"Cecilia" by F. Marion Crawford
The object of Hommonai's stratagem was to get Zurdoki into his hands, so Zurdoki fell into the trap which he himself had laid.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
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In poetry:

Lord, I have laid my heart upon thy altar
But cannot get the wood to burn;
It hardly flares ere it begins to falter
And to the dark return.
"Smoke" by George MacDonald
“Then in a fury up he sprung—
A pretty sight, you bet—
And laid about him with his tongue
Advising us ‘to get’,
And praying we might all be hung—
I think I hear him yet.
"The Sleeping Beauty" by Henry Lawson
There is a little hard money that's drawin' tol'rable pay:
A couple of hundred dollars laid by for a rainy day;
Safe in the hands of good men, and easy to get at;
Put in another clause there, and give her half of that.
"Betsey And I Are Out" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

The fisheries are in such rough shape that Our laid off two crewmen this year and gets by in a thinned-out fishery by going out solo to catch dogfish, a one-time trash fish .
The fisheries are in such rough shape that Our laid off two crewmen this year and gets by in a thinned-out fishery by going out solo to catch dogfish, a onetime trash fish, he said.
Baked goods and getting laid, remember.
Laid off miners get back to work.
YouTube First Tupac's hologram got shot, now another hologram gets laid.
Sadly, not all veterans get laid to rest with the dignity of a military burial.
That will also be the day the hospital 's employees are let go, though Department of Health and Hospitals officials said anyone laid off will get preferential treatment when interviewing for jobs with Meridian.
The tech giant has opened its Mountain View campus to Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson for filming of The Internship, which tells the story of two guys in their 40s who get laid off and try to make it as interns in Silicon Valley.
When older folks get laid off, it can be harder for them to find another job, the illegality of age discrimination notwithstanding.
Kansas City Star reportedly tells 2 reporters to figure out which one gets laid off.
Laid off miners get back to work.
'Boss' Gets Laid Off — Starz Cancels Kelsey Grammer's Acclaimed Series.
"The people who end up getting laid off are people where there were no positions for them to go into," Rainwater says.
" Migrants on temporary visas often just accept the terms and conditions laid down by the employers because they want to get a permanent visa, and many just don't know their rights," Ms Moncur said.
When a journalist gets laid off, a fable about metaphysics and government control happens.
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In science:

Also known as rectilinear distance, and it can be treated as the distance that would be traveled to get from one data point to the other if a grid-like path is followed (a car driving in a city laid out in square blocks, like Manhattan).
Determinative degree and nucleotide sequence analysis by trianders
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