lay-by

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A paved area at the side of a highway designated for drivers to stop in, for emergency parking, or where vehicles can wait, with larger lay-bys possibly having facilities like food vendors or public telephones
A widened section of a narrow river or canal, formed to one side so as to leave the channel free, for mooring of vessels, where vessels can lay over or allow others to pass
A method of retail purchase in which the customer chooses goods and the shop sets them aside and lets the customer pay them off over time, with the customer receiving them when fully paid. US/UK: layaway

Both quoted in Sidney J. Baker, The Australian Language, second edition, 1966, chapter X, section 2, page 206.

A railroad siding; a second, short railroad track just to the side of a railroad track, connected with the main track by a switch and used for unloading, bypassing, etc
(noun) (plural lay-bys) Brit. an area at the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop
(verb) store for future use
(verb) lay aside
(verb) cultivate (as corn) for the last time
(noun) Austral./NZ & S. African a system of paying a deposit to secure an article for later purchase
designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily; "in England they call a rest area a lay-by"
A lay-by is a short strip of road by the side of a main road, where cars can stop for a while. I left my car in a lay-by and set off on foot. lay-bys a space next to a road where vehicles can stop
To remain stationary while heading into the wind; to come to a standstill; heave to; lay to
To put away for future use; put aside; store; save; hoard; to build up as savings

He had managed to lay by money for college through his years as a paperboy.

Alternative form of lay-by
To tend (a crop) for the last time, leaving it to mature without further cultivation
lie by
To have sex with

Than he lete make a cry thorow all the oste that uppon layne of lyff and lymme that no lyege man that longyth to his oste sholde lye be no maydens ne ladyes nother no burgessis wyff that to the cité longis.

lay by
{f} put aside, save for the future; (British) pull off
lay by
{i} part of a city road designed for parking cars
layby
designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily; "in England they call a rest area a lay-by
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