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  • n. Plural form of layby.


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  • In the evenings, when I get out of the car my knuckles are stiff from gripping the wheel, and I drink a lot of wine with my long-suffering friends, who have spent much of the day in laybys, waiting for me to catch up with them.

    Diary of a separation

  • Park in one of the laybys on either side of the village, around 200 metres away.1 From either layby, walk into Trevescan village.

    Secret beaches of the south-west: Nanjizal, Cornwall

  • Of course, they might keep to 50 if there were speed camera signs, or police cars parked in laybys.

    A lane with no limits

  • I started to understand the blocked off laybys and the concrete blocks in the gateways of the fallow fields.

    Travellers Tales

  • Taylor and he were the vanguard in what began building into a small convoy as they got nearer to Dubh Ardrain, with vehicles pulling out from laybys at their back, prompted by confirmatory flashes of the Espace's headlights.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • We'll have to pull on to other people's land, carparks and laybys, but travelling life is finished now.

    The Guardian World News

  • South Wales Police are asking the public to be on the alert for a suspicious white or blue van, or any unmarked cars or vans parked in laybys or close to street lighting, and to note down registration numbers and report them as soon as possible.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Should we designate special laybys to be used for cuddle-breaks, just to calm you down?

    The Guardian World News

  • All laybys within the section of road will be closed for 24 hours daily during the works period.

    EDP24 News

  • As parliament was told recently, motorway embankments are strewn with plastic bags and the laybys on A-roads are overflowing with fast-food packaging and plastic bottles.

    Top stories from Times Online


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