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Definition: shuttle race
1. That which lies or is laid or is conceived of as having
been laid or placed in its position; a row; a stratum; a
layer; as, a lay of stone or wood. --Addison.
A viol should have a lay of wire strings below.
Note: The lay of a rope is right-handed or left-handed
according to the hemp or strands are laid up. See
, v. t., 16. The lay of land is its topographical
situation, esp. its slope and its surface features.
2. A wager. “My fortunes against any lay worth naming.”
(a) A job, price, or profit. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
(b) A share of the proceeds or profits of an enterprise;
as, when a man ships for a whaling voyage, he agrees
for a certain lay. [U. S.]
4. (Textile Manuf.)
(a) A measure of yarn; a lea. See 1st Lea
(b) The lathe of a loom. See Lathe
5. A plan; a scheme. [Slang] --Dickens.
(a) A jointed model of the human body that may be put in
any attitude; -- used for showing the disposition of
(b) A mere puppet; one who serves the will of others
without independent volition.
, that part of a lay on which the shuttle travels
in weaving; -- called also shuttle race
the lay of the land
, the general situation or state of
to get the lay of the land
, to learn the general situation
or state of affairs, especially in preparation for action.