lay out (v.) Old form(s): laide
expend, spend, use up
1H4 IV.ii.5[Falstaff to Bardolph] Lay out, lay out [i.e. use your own money]
Cym II.iii.86[Innogen to Cloten] You lay out too much pains / For purchasing but trouble
Tim I.ii.240[Apemantus to Timon] Thus honest fools lay out their wealth on curtsies
TNK I.ii.111[Palamon to Arcite] the blood we venture / Should be ... laid out for purchase [i.e. to gain honour]
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