lay aside for

lay something aside for someone or something

to put something aside, in reserve, for someone or something. I laid some cake aside for Tom, but someone else got it. I laid aside some cake for Tom.
See also: aside, lay
References in classic literature ?
Mary offered to lend the little she possessed; but my mother declined it, saying that we must begin on an economical plan; and she hoped that the whole or part of mine, added to what we could get by the sale of the furniture, and what little our dear papa had contrived to lay aside for her since the debts were paid, would be sufficient to last us till Christmas; when, it was hoped, something would accrue from our united labours.
Contract Award Notice: Isolate and drain down the existing heating system: carefully remove existing radiant ceiling panel heaters: protect same and carefully lay aside for reuse: remove redundant pipework including all insulation;Alter distribution pipe work; relocate and install previously laid aside radiant panel heaters; including supply and install additional ceiling radiant heater to interview room: new installation incorporates three separate heating controls to individual rooms: including all outgoing power supplies and control wiring to the field equipment all as per drawing list: heat test heating system on completion.
Contract Notice: Isolate and drain down the existing heating system: carefully remove existing radiant ceiling panel heaters: protect same and carefully lay aside for reuse: remove redundant pipework including all insulation