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waylay
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to stop someone (without their forewarning) to attack them or to talk
  • But Philip watched the surgeon out of the house, and waylaid Mr. Stelling to ask the very question that Tom had not dared to ask for himself.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- A Love-Scene (10% in)

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