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Definition of: LAYS

A narrative poem of popular origin
A narrative song with a recurrent refrain
Put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
Put in a horizontal position; "lay the books on the table"; "lay the patient carefully onto the bed"
Lay eggs; "This hen doesn't lay"
Prepare or position for action or operation; "lay a fire"; "lay the foundation for a new health care plan"
Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"

anagrams of:lays

(v. t.) To put to death with a weapon, or by violence; hence, to kill; to put an end to; to destroy.