Dorner lay low for a few days, in eye-view of the law-enforcement command post.
He is either going to go out in a big gun battle or lay low.
Prostitutes are fleeing to detoxes and sober houses to lay low and try to get clean before they get killed.
He lay low for six more years after that, before he attacked the other 15-year-old girl in November 2011.
He lay low for six more years before he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl as she was walking to school in November 2011.
Direct attempts to be enrolled for such work proved fruitless, only caused suspicion; so he lay low.
It ain't as if 'The Curlew' was loaded down, and lay low in the water.
Uncle Joe tell us all to lay low and work hard and nobody bother us, and he would look after us.
She had not noticed us as yet, for we lay low in the water and had no sail set.
He loomed before me like a forest-monarch the tempests had riven and denuded of its foliage but could not lay low.
"not high," late 13c., from lah (late 12c.), "not rising much, being near the base or ground" (of objects or persons); "lying on the ground or in a deep place" (late 13c.), from Old Norse lagr "low," or a similar Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish låg, Danish lav), from Proto-Germanic *lega- "lying flat, low" (cf. Old Frisian lech, Middle Dutch lage, Dutch laag "low," dialectal German läge "flat"), from PIE *legh- "to lie" (see lie (v.2)).
Meaning "humble in rank" is from c.1200; "undignified" is from 1550s; sense of "dejected, dispirited" is attested from 1737; meaning "coarse, vulgar" is from 1759. In reference to sounds, "not loud," also "having a deep pitch," it is attested from c.1300. Of prices, from c.1400. In geographical usage, low refers to the part of a country near the sea-shore (c.1300; e.g. Low Countries "Holland, Belgium, Luxemburg," 1540s). As an adverb c.1200, from the adjective.
Old English hlowan "make a noise like a cow," from Proto-Germanic *khlo- (cf. Middle Dutch loeyen, Dutch loeien, Old Low Franconian luon, Old High German hluojen), from imitative PIE root *kele- (2) "to shout" (see claim (v.)).
sound made by cows, 1540s, from low (v.).
"hill," obsolete except in place names, Old English hlaw "hill, mound," especially "barrow," related to hleonian "to lean" (see lean (v.)). Cf. Latin clivus "hill" from the same PIE root.
early 13c., from low (adj.). Of voices or sounds, from c.1300.