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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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    • Councilor waylaid in Zambo municipality
      Zamboanga City — A municipal councilor of Godod town in the province of Zamboanga del Norte died after he was waylaid by still unidentified gunmen the other day. Authorities identified the victim as Arthur Buaya y Garingo, 51 years of age, and a resident of Barangay Raba in Godod town. Based on the police report, […] Read more on this news related to 'Waylaid'
    • Lady Eagles make do without libero
      MANILA, Philippines -- Ateneo bucked the absence of libero Denden Lazaro as it waylaid a listless Southwestern U, 25-13, 25-18, 25-20, Sunday to get back on track in the Shakey's V-league Season 11-1st Confercence at The Arena in San Juan City. Read more on this news related to 'Waylaid'

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