lay–by

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noun \ˈlā-ˌbī\

Definition of lay–by

  1. 1 British :  turnout 2b

  2. 2 :  the final operation (such as a last cultivating) in the growing of a field crop

1939

First Known Use of lay–by

1939


LAY–BY Defined for English Language Learners

lay–by

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noun \ˈlā-ˌbī\

Definition of lay–by for English Language Learners

  • : an area next to a road where vehicles can stop

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