Delays
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. [1913 Webster]

Without any delay, on the morrow I sat on the judgment seat. --Acts xxv. 17. [1913 Webster]

The government ought to be settled without the delay of a day. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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