embay

verb
em·​bay | \ im-ˈbā How to pronounce embay (audio) \
embayed; embaying; embays

Definition of embay

transitive verb

: to trap or catch in or as if in a bay an embayed sailing ship

First Known Use of embay

1582, in the meaning defined above

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