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lay by

verb

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1 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • a politician who had laid by his principles years ago

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2 to put (something of future use or value) in a safe or secret place
  • ever since the last hurricane caught them unprepared, they have laid by emergency supplies

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The first known use of lay by was in the 15th century

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“Lay by.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lay%20by. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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