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lay up

verb

Definition of lay up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to store up :  lay by

  3. 2 :  to disable or confine with illness or injury <a knee injury laid him up for a week>

  4. 3 :  to take out of active service



Examples of lay up in a sentence

  1. <an eating disorder that would impel her to lay up candy bars in her closet for all-night food binges>



14th Century

First Known Use of lay up

14th century



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