Olive, humbled and disconsolate, prepared for her voluntary duty as Vanbrugh's lay-figure.
The lay-figure of Stephen's sketches now initiated an adjustment of many things.
Nor is the painter's lay-figure connected with our verb to lay.
Come and look again, Jean; it is the lay-figure, dear, nothing else in the world.
Upon my word, I am satirical unawares, and seem to be describing nine women out of ten in the person of my lay-figure.
She has chosen, not a living person, but a lay-figure; not a man, but a puppet.
A dais, a background, and a lay-figure were the only fixed objects in the place.
She was vital—in the best sense; the lay-figure had come to life.
She had been telling her she was nothing more than a lay-figure in the house.
Her dresses were taken off her and put on her, for each act, as if she had been a lay-figure.