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  • n. Alternative form of lay-by.
  • v. To put away for future use; put aside; store; save; hoard; to build up as savings.
  • v. (of a sailing vessel) To remain stationary while heading into the wind; to come to a standstill; heave to; lay to.
  • v. To tend (a crop) for the last time, leaving it to mature without further cultivation.


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