laid

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See also: läid

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Verb[edit]

laid

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lay

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Adjective[edit]

laid (not comparable)

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

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

laid (genitive laiu, partitive laidu)

  1. islet, holm
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French laid (hideous, ugly), from Old French laid, leid (unpleasant, horrible, odious), from Vulgar Latin *laitus (unpleasant, ugly), from Frankish *laiþ (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), Catalan lleig (ugly), Occitan lag (ugly). More at loath.

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Adjective[edit]

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

  1. physically ugly
    Synonyms: moche, vilain
  2. morally corrupt

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French lait (feminine laide).

Adjective[edit]

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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  • French: laid

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

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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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

laid

  1. Soft mutation of llaid.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llaid laid unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.