underlaid

adjective
un·​der·​laid | \ ˌən-dər-ˈlād How to pronounce underlaid (audio) \

Definition of underlaid

1 : laid or placed underneath
2 : having something laid or lying underneath

First Known Use of underlaid

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Underlaid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underlaid?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=u&file=underl01. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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