1. Not ecclesiastical; nonclerical.
2. Not expert, esp. with reference to law or medicine; nonprofessional.
lay, n. Maritime law. A share of the profits of a fishing or whaling trip, akin to wages, allotted to the officers and seamen. [Cases: Seamen 28. C.J.S. Seamen ¡ì¡ì 109¨C112.]
lay, vb. To allege or assert.
¡°The Laying of Damages. ¡ª At common law the declaration must ¡®lay damages.¡¯ ¡± Edwin E. Bryant, The Law of Pleading Under the Codes of Civil Procedure 209 (2d ed. 1899).
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