embay

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From em- +‎ bay (bathe).

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embay (third-person singular simple present embays, present participle embaying, simple past and past participle embayed)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To bathe; to steep.

Etymology 2[edit]

From em- +‎ bay.

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Verb[edit]

embay (third-person singular simple present embays, present participle embaying, simple past and past participle embayed)

  1. (transitive) To shut in, enclose, shelter or trap, such as ships in a bay.

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