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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.
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But this response places the burden back on residents like Jimenez and the Chualar Elementary School who dutifully try to hold at bay the collections agents and threatened shut-offs.
That result earned them 20 points and enabled them to hold at bay defending champions Cardiff, who powered their way to a 149-78 success against Prestatyn-based Ffrith.
A handful of ragtag tribesmen with antiquated weapons could ambush and hold at bay thousands of inexperienced troops and their supply convoys as they attempted to negotiate the narrow defiles that abound in this mountainous area.