- not laid or placed: The table is still unlaid.
- (of dead bodies) not laid out; not prepared for burial.
- not laid to rest, as a spirit.
- untwisted, as a rope.
verb (used with object), un·laid, un·lay·ing.
- to separate (a strand) from a rope.
- to untwist (a rope) in order to separate its strands.
verb -lays, -laying or -laid
- (tr) to untwist (a rope or cable) to separate its strands