The scales showed seven pounds less, he was eating baskets of fruit and goody-goody health food, plus he'd laid off the booze completely.
Near the centre of the city is the old town square (now know as the City Hall Square), laid off in 1637.
The precincts are laid off by the commissioners and each elects a justice of the peace and a constable.
forty percent of its staff has been laid off.
layorty percent of its staff has been laid off.