Definition of 'bay'
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Remove and discard rosemary branches and bay leaves. The Sun (2017)Remove bay leaf and thyme sprig before serving. The Sun (2016)It also did a great job of keeping oily areas at bay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Camden council told him that the parking bay had been suspended while he was away. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Soak them up from comfy seats in the big bay windows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pudding uses a classic brown butter and has an unusual twist in the form of bay leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not using hops seems to be like not putting a bay leaf in soup. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is a particular problem when there is limited space available, for example, in a parking bay. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Remove the bay leaves and tip the vegetables and peas into a blender. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Take out and discard the studded onion and bay leaf. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The logistics of opening night were carefully planned to keep the adoring crowd at bay. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)Likewise the bays in some car parks are too tight for many drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When they reached the bay they parked behind a sand dune and walked down to the beach. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)These noises came from behind a curtain drawn before a deep bay window. Little Men (1871)This means it is likely to keep hunger at bay for longer. The Sun (2011)Add the onion and one bay leaf to the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Would he not have as strong a reason to desist from parking in a disabled bay? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Across a miniature bay is the small hut where oil for the light is stored. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Bear this in mind before calling people names or baying for their blood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We reckon it will probably be keeping more than wild animals at bay. The Sun (2014)We are keeping a larger chaos at bay. Positive Parent Power (1991)The brush strokes dash around like a pack of baying hounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pick out and discard the bay leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Slice remaining garlic in rounds and add to pan with bay leaf and thyme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The baying arena crowd add to the gladiatorial frenzy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For a long time we have kept a small globe of the world in our front bay window. A Channel of Peace (1993)There are now four minor dents caused by people opening their doors in the next bay of the car park. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The system sent staff to the wrong places and many were unable to find the correct loading bays via the maze of corridors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The bay is in front of the house, which has steps leading on to the beach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can stroll along the five-mile sandy bay. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The space used to be a bridge club, but has the feel of a loading bay. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the dogs are baying for more, with Labour raising questions about future payouts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The American wheeled around on his great bay horse and galloped off in the direction of the American lines. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)
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Translations for 'bay'
British English: bay /beɪ/ NOUN
A bay is a part of a coastline where the land curves inwards.
...a short ferry ride across the bay.
- American English: bay
- Arabic: خَلِيج
- Brazilian Portuguese: baía
- Chinese: 海湾
- Croatian: zaljev
- Czech: záliv
- Danish: bugt
- Dutch: baai zeearm
- European Spanish: bahía
- Finnish: lahti
- French: baie géorgraphie
- German: Bucht
- Greek: κόλπος θάλασσα
- Italian: baia
- Japanese: 湾
- Korean: 만 바다의 만
- Norwegian: bukt
- Polish: zatoka morze
- European Portuguese: baía
- Romanian: golf
- Russian: бухта
- Spanish: bahía
- Swedish: bukt vik
- Thai: อ่าว
- Turkish: körfez
- Ukrainian: затока
- Vietnamese: vịnh biển
British English: bay VERB
If a number of people are baying for something, they are demanding something angrily, usually that someone should be punished.
The referee ignored voices baying for a penalty.
Definition of bay from the Collins English Dictionary
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