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Bait (IPA: /ˈbeɪt/)


Bait (v. i.)

Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net.

Bait (v. i.)

Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation.

Bait (v. i.)

A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment.

Bait (v. i.)

A light or hasty luncheon.

Bait (v. t.)

To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull.

Bait (v. t.)

To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as, to bait horses.

Bait (v. t.)

To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook.

Bait (v. i.)

To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment of one's self or one's beasts, on a journey.

Bait (v. i.)

To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey.

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Object intended to attract animals

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2000 film by Antoine Fuqua

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Album

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1950 film by Frank Richardson

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Episode of Law & Order (S9 E3)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is better to poyson hir with the sweet bait of love." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Your bait of falsehood takes this carp of truth." - Lying


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