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noun 
  1. A delay.
I had a very long at the airport security check.
verb 
  1. (transitive) to delay movement or action until the arrival or occurence of; to await
You'll just have to your turn.
  1. (intransitive) To delay movement or action until some event or time; to remain neglected or in readiness
Wait here until your car arrives.
  1. (intransitive) To serve customers in a restaurant or other eating establishment.
She used to down at the Dew Drop Inn.
Etymology: From Old Northern French waitier, a variant of Old French guatier (modern guetter "watch for"), from Germanic.


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