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bay

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1. In anatomy, a recess containing fluid.
2. Especially, the lacrimal bay.

bay

an anatomical depression or recess, usually containing fluid, such as the lacrimal bay of the eye.

bay

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(Laurus nobilis) Available as a berry, leaves, oils, and extract; clinical studies suggest value as an antiulcerative in laboratory animals and in gastrointestinal disease; purported uses include as an antirheumatic, diuretic, and antiseptic.
Synonym(s): sweet bay.

bay,

n Latin name:
Laurus nobilis; parts used: berries, leaves, oil; uses: antidiabetic, antiulcerogenic, rubefacient, rheumatism, colic, antispasmodic, cirrhosis; oil: antibacterial, antifungal; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, asthma, insulin, antidiabetic medications. Also called
bay laurel, bay leaf, bay tree, laurel, sweet bay, or
Roman laurel.

bay

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In anatomy, a recess containing fluid, but especially, the lacrimal bay.

bay

1. a tan or red-brown coat color of horses. Light bay is light tan; mealy bay is a redder but lighter, rust color; blood bay is a much deeper, redder color; golden bay has a tinge of yellow in a deep red-brown color.
2. prolonged bark or howl of a hunting hound.
References in classic literature ?
Lady Brandon, at once suspecting that this was the man from Sallust's House, and encouraged by the loyalty of the crowd, most of whom made way for her and touched their hats, hit the bay horse smartly with her whip and rode him, with a clatter of hoofs and scattering of clods, right at the snuff-colored enemy, who had to spring hastily aside to avoid her.
1702, the English vessels arrived in Vigo Bay, when Admiral Chateau-Renaud, in spite of inferior forces, fought bravely.
In fact, the traders of the Hudson's Bay Company have advantages over all competitors in the trade beyond the Rocky Mountains.
It has three good harbours on its coast; the largest and best of which is called by the people living in its vicinity 'Taiohae', and by Captain Porter was denominated Massachusetts Bay.
As to the seas, they runs more in uppers in the Bay of Biscay, unless it may be in a sow-wester, when they tumble about quite handsomely; thof it’s not in the narrow sea that you are to look for a swell; just go off the Western Islands, in a westerly blow, keeping the land on your larboard hand, with the ship’s head to the south’ard, and bring to, under a close-reefed topsail; or, mayhap, a reefed foresail, with a fore-topmast-staysail and mizzen staysail to keep her up to the sea, if she will bear it; and ay there for the matter of two watches, if you want to see mountains.
His objects were to ascertain the breadth of the continent at its broadest part, and to determine on some place on the shores of the Pacific, where government might establish a post to facilitate the discovery of a northwest passage, or a communication between Hudson's Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
SANDHEADS LIGHT -Green triple vertical marks new private landing-stage for Bay and Burma traffic only.
Then Harmon Gow suggested that Ethan Frome's bay was still on his legs and that his owner might be glad to drive me over.
Not that George had come to Marvis Bay with the single aim of finding an antidote to metropolitan stuffiness.
The sight of the mouth of the Ugambi filled Rokoff with renewed hope, for there, upon the yellow waters of the bay, floated the Kincaid at anchor.
It was a merry party, and they had made a merry day of it, circling the bay from San Francisco around by San Jose and up to Oakland, having been thrice arrested for speeding, the third time, however, on the Haywards stretch, running away with their captor.
He knew a valley and a bay in the Marquesas that he could buy for a thousand Chili dollars.