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Examples of usage for belay:
Before they entered the house, he had obtained her consent to their immediate union; but the acquiescence of the old skipper was still wanting; and when Peter made known his wishes to him- " Belay," cried the old boy; " not so fast, Master Peter; a craft such as my girl is worth a longer run, lad. "Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX" , Alexander Leighton.
Rhymes for belay:
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- asea, cabriolet, ceta, communique, foia, hiaa, naivete, noaa.
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