Definitions of bay

The word "bay" uses 3 letters: aby.

BAY is playable in:

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Scrabble US8
Scrabble UK8

a. - Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses. 2

n. - An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character. 2

n. - A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc. 2

n. - A recess or indentation shaped like a bay. 2

n. - A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers. 2

n. - A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks. 2

n. - A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay. 2

n. - A berry, particularly of the laurel. 2

n. - The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel. 2

n. - A tract covered with bay trees. 2

v. i. - To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game. 2

v. t. - To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear. 2

v. i. - Deep-toned, prolonged barking. 2

v. i. - A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible. 2

v. t. - To bathe. 2

n. - A bank or dam to keep back water. 2

v. t. - To dam, as water; -- with up or back. 2

Direct anagrams of bay

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Unscramble words found within bay


Words formed by adding one letter

l - ably10

e - abye9

s - abys9 bays9

b - baby12

r - bray9

g - gaby11


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