Sentence Examples


  • The quail lays fifteen or twenty eggs and they are white.
  • The theory of droit administratif lays down the principle that an agent of the government cannot be prosecuted or sued for acts relating to his administrative functions before the ordinary tribunals.
  • Accordingly Paul lays down rules which he regarded as embodying the Lord's commandment.
  • In some species of Copris it is stated that the female lays only two or three eggs at a time, watching the offspring grow to maturity, and then rearing another brood.
  • Usually the mother-beetle makes a fairly straight tunnel along which, at short intervals, she lays her eggs.