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Meaning of "lay in something" - American English Dictionary

lay in something

(past tense and past participle laid  /leɪd/ )
phrasal verb with lay  us   /leɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle laid  /leɪd/ )
to obtain and store something for later use: We’d better lay in plenty of food for the winter months.
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