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Bay (IPA: /ˈbeɪ/)


Bay (a.)

Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses.

Bay (n.)

An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.

Bay (n.)

A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.

Bay (n.)

A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.

Bay (n.)

A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.

Bay (n.)

A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.

Bay (n.)

A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.

Bay (n.)

A berry, particularly of the laurel.

Bay (n.)

The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.

Bay (n.)

A tract covered with bay trees.

Bay (v. i.)

To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.

Bay (v. t.)

To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.

Bay (v. i.)

Deep-toned, prolonged barking.

Bay (v. i.)

A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.

Bay (v. t.)

To bathe.

Bay (n.)

A bank or dam to keep back water.

Bay (v. t.)

To dam, as water; -- with up or back.

Bay ()

See under Ice.

Bay ()

See under 3d Bay.

Bay ()

A fragrant liquid, used for cosmetic and medicinal purposes.

Bay ()

Salt which has been obtained from sea water, by evaporation in shallow pits or basins, by the heat of the sun; the large crystalline salt of commerce.

Bay ()

A species of laurel. (Laurus nobilis).

Bay ()

A window forming a bay or recess in a room, and projecting outward from the wall, either in a rectangular, polygonal, or semicircular form; -- often corruptly called a bow window.

Bay ()

Woolen yarn.

Bay

Body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an indentation of the shoreline

Bay

Hair coat color of horses

Bay

Space defined by the vertical piers, in a building

Bay

Opening (void) in the wall of a building

Bay

Basic unit of library shelving

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Black Santa Claus caused more tears than the Tampa Bay Devil Rays." - Chris Rock

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Guantanamo Bay isn't a prison, it's a leadership camp! [citation needed]" - The Daily Show

Example Sentence (Quote)

"My bay had lightning stripes all over him and his mane was cloud. And when I breathed, my breath was lightning." - Black Elk

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Sorry, Nobunaga. I'm just doing my job. Don't hate me for it! (At Osaka Bay -Honganji Army-)" - Samurai Warriors

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We sound like the Bay City Rollers after an assault by Black Sabbath. And, we vomit onstage better than anyone." - Kurt Cobain


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