Lay-about sentence example

lay-about
  • The ancient Forum Sempronii lay about 2 m.
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  • The famous seat of the Platonic philosophy was a gymnasium enlarged as a public park by Cimon; it lay about a mile to the north-west of the Dipylon Gate, with which it was connected by a street bordered with tombs.
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  • A small Turkish village occupied the plain at the foot of the acropolis, and a little Greek monastery lay about a mile westward by the church of St Nicholas.
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  • Methinks I was nearly in this frame of mind; the world lay about at this angle.
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