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Definition of bight:

  1. A bend in a coast forming an open bay; as, the of Benin.
  2. A corner, bend, or angle; a hollow; as, the bight of a horse's knee; the bight of an elbow.
  3. The double part of a rope when folded, in distinction from the ends; that is, a round, bend, or coil not including the ends; a loop.


fjord, confluence, embayment, backwater, secure, cataract, fix, estuary, cascade, arm, bottom, bay, bed, creek, territory, cove, branch, inlet, bayou, firth, fasten, channel, loch.

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