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 for To lay for
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lay \Lay\, v. i.
     1. To produce and deposit eggs.
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     2. (Naut.) To take a position; to come or go; as, to lay
        forward; to lay aloft.
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     3. To lay a wager; to bet.
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     To lay about, or To lay about one, to strike vigorously
        in all directions. --J. H. Newman.
     To lay at, to strike or strike at. --Spenser.
     To lay for, to prepare to capture or assault; to lay wait
        for. [Colloq.] --Bp Hall.
     To lay in for, to make overtures for; to engage or secure
        the possession of. [Obs.] "I have laid in for these."
     To lay on, to strike; to beat; to attack. --Shak.
     To lay out, to purpose; to plan; as, he lays out to make a
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