These female hybrids are layered into a wallpapered environment in harmony with the patterns of their garments.
Death masks are made from a cast of layered plaster strips laid on the face soon after death.
Her humor was New York humor, layered and tangy with irony; chewy and Jewish and deadpan and literate.
late 14c., "one who or that lays" (especially stones, "a mason"), agent noun from lay (v.). Passive sense of "that which is laid over a surface" first recorded 1610s, but because earliest English use was in cookery, this is perhaps from French liue "binding," used of a thickened sauce. Layer cake attested from 1881.
1832, from layer (n.). Related: Layered; layering.
layer lay·er (lā'ər)
A single thickness of a material covering a surface or forming an overlying part or segment. v. lay·ered, lay·er·ing, lay·ers
To divide or form into layers.