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waylay

verb

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to lie in wait for and attack by surprise
  • a lonely stretch of highway along which unsuspecting tourists are often waylaid by gangs

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The first known use of waylay was in 1513

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“Waylay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waylay. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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