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Meaning of "twice-laid" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TWICE-LAID

From lay1 (to twist together).
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PRONUNCIATION OF TWICE-LAID

twice-laid play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWICE-LAID

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twice-Laid is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TWICE-LAID MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of twice-laid in the English dictionary

The definition of twice-laid in the dictionary is made from strands of used rope. Other definition of twice-laid is made from old or used material or retwisted yarn.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWICE-LAID

twibil
twibill
twice
twice-told
twicer
twichild
twichildren
Twickenham
twiddle
twiddler
twiddly
twiforked
twiformed
twig
twigged
twiggen
twigger
twiggier
twiggiest
twigging

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWICE-LAID

cable-laid
creamlaid
deep-laid
hawser-laid
inlaid
interlaid
laid
mislaid
outlaid
overlaid
overplaid
plaid
plain-laid
re-laid
shepherd´s plaid
shroud-laid
slaid
underlaid
unlaid
waylaid

Synonyms and antonyms of twice-laid in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twice-laid» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWICE-LAID

Find out the translation of twice-laid to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of twice-laid from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «twice-laid» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

两次铺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dos veces relajado
570 millions of speakers

English

twice-laid
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दो बार रखी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

وضعت مرتين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дважды положил
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

duas vezes ao previsto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দুইবার-পাড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

deux fois étalée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dua kali diletakkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zweimal verlegt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二回レイド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두 번 배치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaping pindho
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hai lần đặt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருமுறை புனையப்பட்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुप्पट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iki defa koydu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

due volte di cui
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dwa razy położył
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

двічі поклав
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de două ori a pus -
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δύο φορές - που
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

twee keer gelê
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

två gånger -laid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dobbelt -laid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twice-laid

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWICE-LAID»

The term «twice-laid» is used very little and occupies the 177.448 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWICE-LAID» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twice-laid

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWICE-LAID»

Discover the use of twice-laid in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twice-laid and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journal
Moorgahvi, (tarred,) Europe, (1839,) ... Manilla, (tarred,) ... Europe, (twice laid,) Ditto ditto, Elasticity. Names. Coir, (plain.) Sunn, (white,) Sunn, (tarred,) Europe, ( Pat.) Ditto, (white,) New Zealand, Length stretched before breaking Inches. 17| ...
Agricultural & Horticultural Society of India, 1844
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The Fibrous Plants of India Fitted for Cordage, Clothing, ...
2231 Europe, (twice laid,) 1214 Europe, (Pat,) . 10} ' Ditto, (white,) . 91 9 Manilla, ( tarrcd,) - 1712 ' Jeetee . . . . 903 Moorgahvi, (tarred,) 9Q , Europe, (1839,) . 9% 10 Europe, (twice laid.) 1351 Moorgahvi, (white) _ 875 Arracan . . . 9 Manilla ...
John Forbes Royle, 1855
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Documents Accompanying the Journal
Read twice, laid on the table, and ordered printed. Mr. Moyere, pursuant to previous notice, leave being granted, introduced A bill to discontinue a portion of a certain State road. Read twice, laid on the table and ordered printed. Mr. Trowbridge ...
Michigan. Legislature. Senate, 1857
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The Language of Sailing
Rope yarn is twice-laid yarn, made from old rope; a rope yarn knot joins yarns together by splitting the end and knotting together one part of each. A roping needle is a large sailmaker's needle, with the pointed end curved, used to rope sails ...
Richard Mayne, 2000
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Journal
Read twice, laid on the table and ordered printed. Mr. Abel from the committee on Fnance, reported. A bill to provide for the payment of the members and oflicers of- ' the extra session of the Legislature, for the year 1858. Read twice, laid on the ...
Michigan. Legislature. Senate, 1858
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Journal of the Senate of the State of Michigan
Mr. Pratt, pursuant to notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill regulating appeals from the Board of Supervisors, and Senators Pratt and Allen were appointed to bring in the bill, who reported the same, which was read twice, laid on ...
Michigan. Legislature. Senate, 1845
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The Journal of the Senate
The same was read twice, laid on the table, and ordered printed. Mr. Goodyear asked leave to introduce, A joint resolution to amend the Constitution of the State of Michigan. Leave being granted, the same was read twice, laid on the table, ...
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate, 1855
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Journals of the House of Commons ...
483. Bill for the better Setting-out, and Recovery of them ; read twice, committed; laid aside, viii. 576, 578. ' --- to the same Purpose; ordered, not presented, viii. 615. Petition for a Bill to the same Purpose; Bill ordered, read twice; laid aside on  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1780
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Journals of the House of Commons
1667, Petition for a Bill to the same Purpose z Bill ordered, read twice; laid aside on Account of v lnterltneations, and Eraletnents, lX. 3, 5, 7. 1667. Bill ordered to the same Purpose; not presented, lX. 7. _;669, -- to the same Purpose; read twice , ...
Great Britain House of Commons, 1803
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The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
twice-laid . A hash-up of fish and potatoes: low (–1864); ob. except as nautical s. Bowen defines it as 'any sea dish that is cooked for the second time' and derives it ex 'the old name for rope made of the best yarns of an old rope'.
Eric Partridge, Jacqueline Simpson, 1973

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWICE-LAID»

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Teachers face new employment landscape
So while some twice-laid-off MPS teachers have landed new jobs in charter or private voucher schools, others have encountered stiff competition for suburban ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug 11»

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