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Definition of Waits
WaitWait Wait, n. [OF. waite, guaite, gaite, F. guet watch,
watching, guard, from OHG. wahta. See Wait, v. i.]
1. The act of waiting; a delay; a halt.
There is a wait of three hours at the border Mexican
town of El Paso. --S. B.
2. Ambush. ``An enemy in wait.' --Milton.
3. One who watches; a watchman. [Obs.]
4. pl. Hautboys, or oboes, played by town musicians; not used
in the singular. [Obs.] --Halliwell.
5. pl. Musicians who sing or play at night or in the early
morning, especially at Christmas time; serenaders; musical
watchmen. [Written formerly wayghtes.]
Hark! are the waits abroad? --Beau & Fl.
The sound of the waits, rude as may be their
minstrelsy, breaks upon the mild watches of a winter
night with the effect of perfect harmony. --W.
To lay wait, to prepare an ambuscade.
To lie in wait. See under 4th Lie.
Wait Wait, v. t.
1. To stay for; to rest or remain stationary in expectation
of; to await; as, to wait orders.
Awed with these words, in camps they still abide,
And wait with longing looks their promised guide.
2. To attend as a consequence; to follow upon; to accompany;
to await. [Obs.]
3. To attend on; to accompany; especially, to attend with
ceremony or respect. [Obs.]
He chose a thousand horse, the flower of all His
warlike troops, to wait the funeral. --Dryden.
Remorse and heaviness of heart shall wait thee, And
everlasting anguish be thy portion. --Rowe.
4. To cause to wait; to defer; to postpone; -- said of a
meal; as, to wait dinner. [Colloq.]
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