Served in lieu of morning pancakes or bread at supper, ployes are nothing if not versatile.
In lieu of Feinstein (or perhaps, with her secretly watching from inside), the Code Pink party roared on.
He was booked on suspicion of attempted arson, and was thrown in jail in lieu of $75,000 bail.
From a nameless classmate with whom he spent an hour or two rolling around in the sheets—in lieu of attending class.
In lieu of a suicide note, Christine wrote a news story describing her own suicide.
A Chinese house, where a death has happened, is known by a white cloth hung in lieu of the door.
In a pathetic sort of way, she mothered Christine in lieu of her own daughter.
"With a quarter's salary in lieu of notice," laughed Neale, slapping his pocket.
A burnt stick and a barn door served Wilkie in lieu of pencil and canvas.
One household has procured the cattle, but has paid money in lieu of linen.
late 13c., from Old French lieu "place, position, situation, rank," from Latin locum (nominative locus) "place."