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    bay - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bay

    Definition
    (noun) an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    Synonyms : embayment
    Definition
    (noun) the sound of a hound on the scent Definition
    (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 Definition
    (noun) a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital
    Example Sentence
    • they put him in the sick bay
    Definition
    (noun) a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose
    Example Sentence
    • he opened the bomb bay
    Definition
    (noun) a small recess opening off a larger room
    Synonyms : alcove
    Definition
    (noun) a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color Definition
    (verb) utter in deep prolonged tones Definition
    (verb) bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
    Synonyms : quest
    Definition
    (adj) (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color
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