lay (our/your/their) heads together

(redirected from laid their heads together)

lay (our/your/their) heads together

To work together to come up with an idea or solution. If the two of you lay your heads together, I'm confident you'll figure out a workable solution. Don't worry, we're laying our heads together to come up with a catchier slogan right now.
See also: head, lay, together
References in classic literature ?
Madame Hester absolutely refuseth to speak, and the magistrates have laid their heads together in vain.
Straightway, the company privately laid their heads together to contrive some way to get this superstitious young man to sleep in that chamber.
What does your blockhead father when he and Mrs Rudge have laid their heads together, but goes there when he ought to be abed, makes interest with his friend the doorkeeper, slips him on a mask and domino, and mixes with the masquers.
The grave-looking yeomen who composed this tribunal laid their heads together for a few minutes, without leaving the box, when the foreman arose, and, after the forms of the court were duly observed, he pronounced the prisoner to be “Not guilty.
If Polly could have seen what went into that top tray, she would have been entirely overcome; for Fanny had told grandma about the poor little presents she had once laughed at, and they had all laid their heads together to provide something really fine and appropriate for every member of the Milton family.