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lie-by

[lahy-bahy] /ˈlaɪˌbaɪ/
noun, plural lie-bys. British.
1.
a paved section alongside a highway for automobiles in need of emergency repairs.
2.
a railroad siding.
Origin of lie-by
1640-1650
First recorded in 1640-50; noun use of verb phrase lie by
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  • Then we lie-by till three or four in the afternoon, or maybe longer, and trek the best part of the night.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley Bertram Mitford

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