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His work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
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Alternative clues for the word bailey
Defensive wall around an outer court of a castle
London's Old ___ (criminal court)
Big name in circuses
Barnum's circus partner
The outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle
American singer (1918-1990)
English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently
The outer courtyard of a castle
American trial lawyer
Pearl or Bill
Word definitions for bailey in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ And how dared he leave her standing out here in the bailey like a ... like a serf? ▪ Builth Castle Formidable earthworks remains of a substantial motte and bailey . ▪ He gathered his cloak and entered the bailey , a calmer place...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bailey \Bai"ley\, n. [The same word as bail line of palisades; cf. LL. ballium bailey, OF. bail, baille, a palisade, baillier to inclose, shut.] The outer wall of a feudal castle. [Obs.] The space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress....
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 The outer wall of a feudal castle. 2 The space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress. 3 A prison or court of justice; -- used in certain proper names; as, the Old Bailey in London; the New Bailey in Manchester.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"wall enclosing an outer court," early 14c. (c.1200 in Anglo-Latin), baylle , variant of bail , from Old French bail "stake, palisade, brace," which is of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately connected to Latin bacula "sticks," on notion of "stakes, palisade...
Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 302 Land area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) FIPS code: 03020 Located within: North...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Bailey may refer to:
Usage examples of bailey.
Anton Bailey and Anthony Bailor were one and the same before today, huh?
Arena, Greg Arena, Bill Bailey, Jim Blaylock, Jenny Bunn, Pete Devries, Phil Dick, Jeff Fontanesi, Don Goudie, Chris Gourlay, Dashiell Hamster, Rick Harding, K.
At a table in a corner, I found certain members of my Chambers, George Frobisher, Percy Hoskins, and young Tony MacLay, now resting from their labours, their wigs lying among cups of Old Bailey tea, buns and choccy bics.
Carey, Thompson, Bailey and the policeman was looking at the dolmen, glanced up at his chief.
Tanalasta and Rowen were still a hundred paces from the bailey when they began to smell hints of death-the fetor of rotting meat, acrid whiffs of charred flesh, the musty odor of newly-opened earth.
It was a dinner party I attended-along with such diverse and interesting Republican movers and shakers as George Will, Paul Gigot, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Trent Lott, Dick Cheney, Bill Kristol, Christine Whitman, and others-at the Huffington Mansion in Washington.
I choose George Bailey because he was the only one who came within a googol of light-years of guessing what they were.
Bailey, I understand you to say that at least up to the time of the death of Marianne van Doren, the Hudson Guaranty Bank was in no worse position than many of the top banks of the United States and better than some.
Lounge in Santa Fe, when he was young, and the Sunday edition had gone to press, with Mygatt, Peterman and Peterson, Hackler and Bailey and Alding, celebrating the end of another week, and the sweatshirt crowd jamming the bar, checking their parlay card point spreads against the sport-page results.
Below she could see a smaller circle of men had approached nearer-to the bailey wall and, in front of them, within hailing distance, Mauger de Cotsine himself, fully mailed and helmeted.
The catapults continued to feed the casks of naphtha to the fire, shortening their range every second launch so as to bring the flames closer and closer to the inner bailey.
Texans are accustomed to brawls, duke-outs, and generally peppy politics, but the firestorm of boredom engulfing the less-than-titanic contest between Kay Bailey Hutchison, a carefully moderate-by-Texas-standards Republican, and Bob Krueger, an adequate Democrat, threatened to rage out of control.
Le Guin, Charles Coleman Finlay, Arthur Porges, Dale Bailey, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Sheckley, Ron Goulart, Adam-Troy Castro, Carol Emshwiller, Pat Murphy, Scott Bradfield, Esther M.
He spied Tamas just entering the bailey from the gate and motioned to the man to join him.
Suckling pigs were spitted and cooked over a bonfire in the lower bailey, while every lad who had a hand with the pipe or the tambor made music as best he could.