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Definitions of bay:

part of speech: noun

The laurel- tree:- pl. an honorary garland or crown of victory, orig. of laurel: literary excellence.

part of speech: noun

An inlet of the sea, an inward bend of the shore; also, in the U. S., applied to a tract of low swampy land covered with bay- trees.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bark at; to pursue with barking.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bark with a deep sound, as hounds, in the chase.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bark, as a dog at his game.

part of speech: noun

A bay horse.

part of speech: adjective

Red or reddish approaching to chestnut; applied to horses.

part of speech: noun

The bark of a dog when his prey is brought to a stand : at bay, at a stand, and turned to keep the enemy in check; a stag is at bay when he turns and faces his pursuers.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bark at: to follow with barking.

part of speech: noun

The laurel- tree, which bears red berries.

part of speech: noun

A curve or inlet in the shore of a sea or lake; the body of water between two capes or headlands; a recess or opening in walls; a place for storing coal; the fore part of a ship between decks; the laurel- tree, noble laurel, or sweet- bay; an honorary garland or crown, composed of woven laurel leaves, given as a prize to conquerors and successful poets; the deep toned, prolonged bark of a dog; state or position of anyone obliged to face an enemy or other pursuer when no escape is possible; as, to stand at bay; a horse of a red or reddish color approaching to chestnut.

part of speech: adjective

Brown or reddish; inclining to a chestnut colour.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bathe.

part of speech: noun

An arm of the sea bending into the land; state of being hemmed in.

part of speech: adjective

Reddish- brown inclining to chestnut.

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