Waylaid in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Waylaid

to wait for someone only to stop or attack them

Examples of Waylaid in a sentence

The hiding trolls waylaid those passing over the bridge without paying the toll.  🔊

Though the attackers waylaid the troop, they were not able to take the territory.  🔊

Hidden pirates waylaid several vessels, taking the ships by surprise as they came around the bend.  🔊

Colonists were waylaid by the vicious Native Americans who were hiding behind the shrubs.  🔊

A serious illness waylaid the woman, attacking her just when she was about to be married.  🔊

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