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Definitions of bay:

  • noun:   a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color
  • noun:   a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose
    Example: "He opened the bomb bay"
  • noun:   a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital
    Example: "They put him in the sick bay"
  • noun:   the sound of a hound on the scent
  • noun:   an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
  • noun:   a small recess opening off a larger room
  • noun:   small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
  • verb:   bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
  • verb:   utter in deep prolonged tones
  • adjective:   (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5170)


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