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Daemon
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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Today's topic: lay

lay - As in layperson, it derives from Greek laikos, "of the people"—as opposed to clerics. More...

nest egg - Poultry farmers formerly placed a porcelain or other fake egg in a hen's nest to encourage it to lay more eggs—from this came nest egg, money saved to encourage the making of more. More...

lay, lie - To lay is to place something; to lie is to recline. More...

oviposit - To lay an egg. More...

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