bebay

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ bay (to bend), from Middle English beien, beȝen, from Old English bīeġan (to bend, turn, turn back, incline, depress, abase, humiliate, subject, persuade, convert). More at bay.

Verb[edit]

bebay (third-person singular simple present bebays, present participle bebaying, simple past and past participle bebayed)

  1. (rare, transitive) To bay around or about; embay; hem in; surround.