Part of speech: verb

Of LIE, v.

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Usage examples "lain":

  1. I have lain upon the floor of my cell in the night, and I have torn at my evil heart. - "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.
  2. He could no more have remained quietly at home than he could have shut up his eyes and ears and mouth and lain quietly down to die. - "The Flag", Homer Greene.
  3. Hawksworth had lain awake listening to the night sounds of Agra, wondering what his next move should be. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.