outlay

Word of the Day

outlay

Pronunciation /ˈaʊtleɪ/
noun
An amount of money spent on something.
verb
past participle verb outlaid
[with object]
Expend (an amount of money) on something.

Origin
Mid 16th century (originally Scottish, in sense ‘outlying place’): from out- + lay.

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It costs naught with words to play.
So, once again, today,
Play…with no outlay.

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