forelay

verb

Definition of forelay

forelaid

;

forelaid

;

forelaying

;

forelays

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 now chiefly dialectal :  to lie in wait for :  ambush, waylay

  3. 2 archaic :  hinder, obstruct

  4. 3 dialectal :  to plan on :  intend

  5. intransitive verb
  6. dialectal :  to make arrangements beforehand

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Origin and Etymology of forelay

fore- + lay


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