lie up

verb
lay up; lain up; lying up; lies up

Definition of lie up

intransitive verb

1 : to go into or remain in a dock
2 : to stay in bed or at rest

First Known Use of lie up

1699, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lie up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lie%20up. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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