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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lay·man /ˈlemən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lay·man n.; pl. Laymen
 1. One of the people, in distinction from the clergy; one of the laity; sometimes, a man not belonging to some particular profession, in distinction from those who do.
    Being a layman, I ought not to have concerned myself with speculations which belong to the profession.   --Dryden.
 2. A lay figure. See under Lay, n. (above).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
          [syn: layperson] [ant: clergyman]