Thesaurus / waylay

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She took every opportunity to consult Doctor Kendal and waylay him for long chats.

Pretty Madcap DorothyLaura Jean Libbey

My idea was to wait outside the town of Falmouth, to waylay them, and then to thrash them both within an inch of their lives.

The BirthrightJoseph Hocking

The question is—Have they passed the place, where it was intended to waylay them?

The Death ShotMayne Reid

To this they all agreed, and hearing that the Governor would go out on that day for recreation, proceeded to waylay him.

He sends a band to waylay a trader and bring him from afar, only to at last return him unharmed and laden with rich treasure.

The Rope of GoldRoy J. Snell

The horse-soldiers whom Narvaez had sent to waylay one of the roads to Zempoalla, rode in soon after to tender their submission.

The Modocs have not been heard of for several days and may be looking around their old home to waylay travellers.

I warn you that I shall lay all manner of traps, waylay your messengers, bribe them.

The Lure of the MaskHarold MacGrath

One way is, to waylay their schooner at sea, capture her, and then go into the Cove and destroy the settlement.

A Middy of the KingHarry Collingwood

What if those men, catching the sound of their footsteps behind them, should draw aside from the trail and waylay them?

The Silent AlarmRoy J. Snell

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