lay low


Definition of lay low

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring or strike to earth :  fell hurricane winds are likely to lay low the ballon

  3. 2 :  to knock out of a fight or out of action flu had laid him low

  4. 3 :  kill laid low six or seven jackdaws — Ian Niall

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to lie low

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