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English definition of “lay in something”

lay in something

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