Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?
Brown’s death – shot – laid in the lockers.. (Scott’s “guy Mannering”)
laid in the locker = dead, perished
Thank you for your efforts.
Not enough detail for me.
In her last attempt, she pulled down a set of lockers on top of him. He laid there motionless and breathless… he was dead.
locker (department of the refrigeration unit)
laid in the lockers – dead