Definition for waylaid (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), way·laid, way·lay·ing.
Origin of waylay
Examples from the Web for waylaid
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I would have escaped my uncle, but he waylaid me in the dark at the foot of the stairs.Heralds of Empire|Agnes C. Laut
She waylaid the doctor on his arrival, and begged him to allow her to be of help.A Pair of Schoolgirls|Angela Brazil
To Fred he only vouchsafed a nod, to show that he had heard what Fred had waylaid him to say.Moth and Rust|Mary Cholmondeley