- a paved section alongside a highway for automobiles in need of emergency repairs.
- a railroad siding.
Origin of lie-by
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