Definitions of bait
v. i. - Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net. 2
v. i. - Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation. 2
v. i. - A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment. 2
v. i. - A light or hasty luncheon. 2
v. t. - To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull. 2
v. t. - To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as, to bait horses. 2
v. t. - To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook. 2
v. i. - To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment of one's self or one's beasts, on a journey. 2
v. i. - To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey. 2
The word "bait" uses 4 letters: A B I T.
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