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Definition of Waylaying

Waylaying
Waylay Way"lay` (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waylaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Waylaying.] [Way + lay.] To lie in wait for; to meet or encounter in the way; especially, to watch for the passing of, with a view to seize, rob, or slay; to beset in ambush. Falstaff, Bardolph, Peto, and Gadshill shall rob those men that we have already waylaid. --Shak. She often contrived to waylay him in his walks. --Sir W. Scott.

Meaning of Waylaying from wikipedia

- Waylaying (sometimes called "laywaying") was a term used in the American Old West describing an armed attack whereby the attacker hid himself in ambush...
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- yakṣa, which is a kind of ghost (bhuta) that haunts the wilderness and waylays and devours travellers, similar to the rakṣasas. Several monumental yakshas...
- thugs to reach Iosef, who narrowly escapes after Viggo's lieutenant Kirill waylays and incapacitates John. John retreats to the Continental to have his injuries...
- Ancash Quechua, or Huaylay (Waylay), is a Quechua variety spoken in the Peruvian department of Ancash by approximately 1,000,000 people. Like ****a Quechua...
- turned into a Yakshi, (a class of mythical beings in Malayalam folklore) waylaying men with her beauty and drinking their blood. Sreedevi was a courtesan...
- the Maer charges Kvothe with hunting a group of bandits that have been waylaying taxmen in The Eld. He is accompanied by a crew of four other mercenaries...
- as Mforoekpe and were dreaded. Members would dress in leopard skins, waylaying travelers with sharp claw-like weapons in the form of leopards' claws...
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- those who have a subconscious desire not to return home, and is meant to waylay people who do not really want to arrive at their destinations. As a result...