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Synonyms for bay

Synonyms for bay

a body of water partly enclosed by land but having a wide outlet to the sea

a long, mournful cry

to utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound

Synonyms for bay

an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

the sound of a hound on the scent

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small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking

a compartment on a ship between decks

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a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose

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a small recess opening off a larger room

a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

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utter in deep prolonged tones

bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

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(used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color

References in classic literature ?
The idea of some ghastly presence constantly haunted him, and on more than one occasion he has asked me whether I had on my medical journeys at night ever seen any strange creature or heard the baying of a hound.
As darkness sank again over land and sea, there came another sound; far away in the passes of the hills behind them the guns spoke like the baying of great hounds.
The tongues of the pursuers were hanging out; the baying of them was horrible.
But here were intermingled the voices of later eras--the scream of the panther, the roar of the lion, the baying of wolves and a thunderous growling which we could attribute to nothing earthly but which one day we were to connect with the most fearsome of ancient creatures.
He had heard the baying of the hound some minutes before, and suddenly, across the bare face of the hill above him, he saw a large buck in flight.