Definition of deep-laid in English:

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deep-laid

Pronunciation: /ˈdēpˌlād/

adjective

(Of a scheme) secret and elaborate: a deep-laid plot
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  • However, the Senhouses' deep-laid plans were decidedly at odds with the Lowthers' ambitions for Whitehaven, and as early as 1699 they were encouraging coal shipments from the Ellen to Dublin.
  • Crucially, she does not inform us as to whether his leaving the gun and the wadding with his name on it was the consequence of panic or a deep-laid plan.
  • It allowed him, and the scores of men like him who litigated over quarrels like this, to make use of deep-laid linguistic and cultural meanings of masculinity.

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