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- n. a person who waylays someone
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who waylays another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who waylays; one who lies in wait for another.
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"My father would have turned any waylayer into a toad," she said defiantly.
Nay, but a woodman, an outlaw, a waylayer; so say our men, that he fell on them with the cry: A-Tofts!
Also, he clutched his pungent prize greedily, and, with a show of spirit, faced his grim waylayer.
Nay, but a woodman, an outlaw, a waylayer; so say our men, that he fell on them with the cry:
Instead of defending her who should be dear to you as a child of this household, you joined the rascally scorners of morality and law as the accomplice of this waylayer in purple! "