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Belay

Be`lay´
v. t.1.To lay on or cover; to adorn.
[imp. & p. p. Belaid, Belayed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Belaying.]
Jacket . . . belayed with silver lace.
- Spenser.
2.(Naut.) To make fast, as a rope, by taking several turns with it round a pin, cleat, or kevel.
3.To lie in wait for with a view to assault. Hence: to block up or obstruct.
Belay thee!
Stop.
Noun1.belay - something to which a mountain climber's rope can be secured
Verb1.belay - turn a rope round an object or person in order to secure it or him
2.belay - fasten a boat to a bitt, pin, or cleat
abandon, abort, affix, anchor, annex, attach, batten, batten down, cancel, cease, cement, chain, cinch, clamp, clinch, cramp, cut it out, desist, discontinue, drop it, end, engraft, fasten, fasten down, fix, give over, graft, grapple, halt, have done with, hold, knit, knock it off, lay off, leave off, make fast, make secure, make sure, moor, put to, quit, refrain, relinquish, renounce, screw up, scrub, secure, set, set to, stay, stop, terminate, tether, tie, tighten, trice up, trim
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