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verb [transitive]     waylay pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewaylaying
past tensewaylaid
past participlewaylaid
  1. to stop someone who is going somewhere, especially to trouble them or harm them
    get/be waylaid:

    We got waylaid by a couple of the protesters.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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