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lay-by

1. Nautical an anchorage in a narrow waterway, away from the channel
2. a small railway siding where rolling stock may be stored or parked
3. Austral and NZ a system of payment whereby a buyer pays a deposit on an article, which is reserved for him until he has paid the full price

lay-by

[′lā‚bī]
(mining engineering)
Siding in single-track underground tramming road.