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Etymology 1

From Old French baie, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] baca.

Noun

Singular
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Plural
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  1. (obsolete) A berry.
  2. A shrub of the family Lauraceae, having dark green leaves and berries.
  3. The leaf of this shrub, used as a herb.
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Etymology 2

From French baie, from Late Latin baia.

Noun

Singular
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Plural
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  1. (geography) A body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land.
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  • (body of water): gulf
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Etymology 3

From French baie, from Old French baée, from baer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] badare ‘to be open’.

Noun

Singular
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Plural
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  1. An opening in a wall, especially between two columns.
  2. An internal recess; a compartment or area surrounded on three sides.
  3. The distance between two supports in a vault.
  4. (nautical) Each of the spaces, port and starboard, between decks, forward of the bitts, in sailing warships.
  5. (rail transport) A bay platform.
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Etymology 4

From Old French bay, combined with apheticised form of abay; verbal form Old French bayer, abayer.

Noun

Singular
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Plural
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  1. The excited barking of dogs when hunting or being attacked.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The climactic confrontation between hunting-dogs and their prey.
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Verb

Infinitive
to bay

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to bay (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To bark.
  2. (transitive) To bark at.
  3. (transitive) To pursue noisily, like a pack of hounds.
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Etymology 5

From French baie, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] badius.

Adjective

bay (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
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Comparative
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  1. (color) Of a reddish-brown colour (especially of horses).
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Noun

Singular
bay

Plural
-

bay (-)
  1. (color) A brown colour/color of the coat of some horses.
    bay colour:   
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Crimean Tatar

Adjective

bay

  1. rich

Declension


Turkish

Noun

bay

  1. sir

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