Sentence Examples


  • His opponents endeavoured to waylay him, but he came to London with an armed retinue and forced himself into the king's presence.
  • Meanwhile Maitland of Lethington had been at the English court, and an English fleet under William Winter was sent to the Forth in January 1560 to waylay Elbeuf's fleet, which was, however, driven back by a storm to Calais.
  • How many other reptiles lurked in the trees and brush, ready to waylay anyone bold enough to enter their territory?
 
 

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