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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 ?
The duchess came out splendidly attired, and Don Quixote, in pure courtesy and politeness, held the rein of her palfrey, though the duke wanted not to allow him; and at last they reached a wood that lay between two high mountains, where, after occupying various posts, ambushes, and paths, and distributing the party in different positions, the hunt began with great noise, shouting, and hallooing, so that, between the baying of the hounds and the blowing of the horns, they could not hear one another.
The baying of the wolves sounded nearer and nearer, as though they were closing round on us from every side.
The boar heard the noise of the men's feet, and the hounds baying on every side as the huntsmen came up to him, so he rushed from his lair, raised the bristles on his neck, and stood at bay with fire flashing from his eyes.