WAYLAY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of WAYLAY
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 v.  lie in wait for and attack from ambush; wait in hiding to attack; intercept unexpectedly
Classic Sentence:
1  I must go up the road and waylay him.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII.
2  waylay their game near the paths that lead to them.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12
3  He waylays the smaller boys to punch their unprotected heads, and calls challenges after me in the open streets.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Example Sentence:
1  They agreed to waylay their victim as he passed through the dark alley going home.