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 for Inlaying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inlay \In*lay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inlaied; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Inlaying.]
     To lay within; hence, to insert, as pieces of pearl, ivory,
     mother-of-pearl, choice woods, or the like, in a groundwork
     of some other material; to form an ornamental surface; to
     diversify or adorn with insertions.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Look, how the floor of heaven
           Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. --Shak.
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           But these things are . . . borrowed by the monks to
           inlay their story.                       --Milton.
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