Lay up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈleɪ ʌp|  American pronunciation of the word lay up
Brit.  |leɪ ʌp|  British pronunciation of the word lay up

verb

- disable or confine, as with an illness

Examples

These little tree animals lay up nuts for the winter.

...an eating disorder that would impel her to lay up candy bars in her closet for all-night food binges...

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