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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Delay \De*lay"\, n.; pl. Delays. [F. d['e]lai, fr. OF. deleer
to delay, or fr. L. dilatum, which, though really from a
different root, is used in Latin only as a p. p. neut. of
differre to carry apart, defer, delay. See Tolerate, and
cf. Differ, Delay, v.]
A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering
inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
Without any delay, on the morrow I sat on the judgment
seat. --Acts xxv.
The government ought to be settled without the delay of
a day. --Macaulay.
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