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Waylaid Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
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Waylaid Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    waylay v : wait in hiding to attack [syn: ambush, scupper, bushwhack, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait] [also: waylaid]
Waylaid Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Waylay \Way"lay`\ (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waylaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Waylaying.] [Way + lay.] To lie in wait for; to meet or encounter in the way; especially, to watch for the passing of, with a view to seize, rob, or slay; to beset in ambush. Falstaff, Bardolph, Peto, and Gadshill shall rob those men that we have already waylaid. --Shak. She often contrived to waylay him in his walks. --Sir W. Scott.
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