lay by

verb

Definition of lay by

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to lay aside :  discard

  3. 2 :  to store for future use :  save

  4. 3 :  to cultivate (a crop, such as corn) for the last time

Examples of lay by in a sentence

  1. <a politician who had laid by his principles years ago>

  2. <ever since the last hurricane caught them unprepared, they have laid by emergency supplies>

15th Century

First Known Use of lay by

15th century



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