bay antler


variants or bes antler
or bez antler
: the second tine from the base of a stag's antler

called also bay point

Word History


bay antler by folk etymology from bes antler, bez antler; bes antler, bez antler from bes-, bez- secondary (from Middle English bes-, from Middle French, from Latin bis- twice) + English antler

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“Bay antler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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