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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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    • Waylaid on the long and winding road to Putrajaya
      Pas might be tempted to join forces with its nemesis, Umno, in attempting to form a new government in Selangor, in a move that would spell the break-up of Pakatan, writes Mustafa K Anuar.... (Visited 460 times, 59 visits this week) The post Waylaid on the long and winding road to Putrajaya appeared first on ALIRAN . Read more on this news related to 'Waylaid'
    • CRANSTON, LOUIS-DREYFUS KISS, MAKE UP
      On her way to the Emmy Awards stage, winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus got waylaid by a pair of lips belonging to Bryan Cranston. Read more on this news related to 'Waylaid'
    • African Bank’s Furniture Foray Collapses as Capital Crisis Looms
      African Bank Investments Ltd. (ABL) , South Africa’s largest provider of unsecured loans, said its purchase of a furniture retailer waylaid management and hurt bank profit resulting in losses, resignations and writedowns. Read more on this news related to 'Waylaid'

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