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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 way·lay /ˈweˌle/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Way·lay v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waylaid p. pr. & vb. n. Waylaying.]  To lie in wait for; to meet or encounter in the way; especially, to watch for the passing of, with a view to seize, rob, or slay; to beset in ambush.
    Falstaff, Bardolph, Peto, and Gadshill shall rob those men that we have already waylaid.   --Shak.
    She often contrived to waylay him in his walks.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : wait in hiding to attack [syn: ambush, scupper, bushwhack,
           lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait]
      [also: waylaid]