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Definitions of BAY

  • A berry.
  • , a tree or shrub of the family Lauraceae, having dark green leaves and berries.
  • Bay leaf, the leaf of this or certain other species of tree or shrub, used as a herb.
  • The leaves of this shrub, woven into a garland used to reward a champion or victor; hence, fame, victory.
  • A tract covered with bay trees.
  • A kind of mahogany obtained from in Mexico.
  • A body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land.
  • A bank or dam to keep back water. <!--Webster 1913. unsure whether this is under the correct ety.-->
  • An opening in a wall, especially between two columns.
  • An internal recess; a compartment or area surrounded on three sides.
  • The distance between two supports in a vault or building with a pitched roof.
  • Each of the spaces, port and starboard, between decks, forward of the bitts, in sailing warships.
  • A bay platform.
  • A bay window.
  • The excited howling of dogs when hunting or being attacked.
  • The climactic confrontation between hunting-dogs and their prey.
  • A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.
  • To howl.
  • To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay.
  • To pursue noisily, like a pack of hounds.
  • Of a reddish-brown colour (especially of horses).
  • A brown colour/color of the coat of some horses.
  • A horse of this color.

Synonyms for BAY


Number of letters

3

Is palindrome

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2
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BA

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151
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7
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