Definition of bay:
- A bank or dam to keep back water.
- A berry, particularly of the laurel.
- A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
- A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
- 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..
- A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
- 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.
- A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.
- A tract covered with bay trees.
- An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
- Deep- toned, prolonged barking.
- Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; - applied to the color of horses.
- 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.
- To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.
- To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.
- To bathe.
- To dam, as water; - with up or back.
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- body of water (part of speech: noun)
- ululation (part of speech: noun)
- ululate (part of speech: verb)
- "Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror", Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows.
- "The Lost Trail", Edward S. Ellis.
- "The Judgment House", Gilbert Parker.