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lie-by

[ lahy-bahy ]
/ ˈlaɪˌbaɪ /
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noun, plural lie-bys.British.
a paved section alongside a highway for automobiles in need of emergency repairs.
a railroad siding.
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Origin of lie-by

First recorded in 1640–50; noun use of verb phrase lie by
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