The scout climbed to the top of the hill to get a better lay of the surrounding countryside.
Roll the carpet against the lay of the nap.
The new employees will need a little time to learn the lay of the landscape around here. (metaphoric extension)
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The sailors had been at sea for three months without a lay.
The price of a lay in the red light district was more than he had imagined.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2
He wondered whether she would be a good lay.
Mary told her friends that John was a lousy lay.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2a
The woman went to the henhouse to collect the eggs from the most recent lay.
The older chickens had less prodigious lays than the younger ones.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3
It was a catchy little lay that everyone at work seemed to know.
He sang a merry lay as he walked along the country road.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2