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Meaning of EMBAY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Em*bay"\, v. t. [Pref. em- + bay to bathe.]
    To bathe; to soothe or lull as by bathing. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    
  2. \Em*bay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embayed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Embaying}.] [Pref. em- + 1st bay.]
    To shut in, or shelter, as in a bay.
    
          If that the Turkish fleet Be not ensheltered and
          embayed, they are drowned.               --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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