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bailey

noun bai·ley \ˈbā-lē\
plural baileys

Definition of BAILEY

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

biographical name Bai·ley \ˈbā-lē\

Definition of BAILEY

Liberty Hyde 1858–1954 Am. botanist

Bailey

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Nathan or Nathaniel d 1742 Eng. lexicographer

Bailey

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Pearl Mae 1918–1990 Am. singer

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