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bailey

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noun bai·ley \ˈbā-lē\

Definition of bailey

plural baileys

  1. 1 :  the outer wall of a castle or any of several walls surrounding the keep

  2. 2 :  a courtyard within the external wall or between two outer walls of a castle



Origin of bailey

Middle English bailli, palisade, bailey, from Anglo-French baille, balie


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with bailey


Bailey

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biographical name Bai·ley \ˈbā-lē\

Definition of Bailey

  1. Liberty Hyde 1858–1954 Am. botanist




Bailey

biographical name bai·ley

Definition of Bailey

  1. Nathan or Nathaniel d 1742 Eng. lexicographer




Bailey

biographical name bai·ley

Definition of Bailey

  1. Pearl Mae 1918–1990 Am. singer




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