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verb [intransitive]     bay pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebaying
past tensebayed
past participlebayed
  1. 1
    if a dog bays, it makes a long loud sound, especially when it is hunting
  2. 2
    to shout or ask for something in an angry threatening way, especially when you want someone to be punished
    bay for:

    An angry mob was surging around the palace, baying for blood.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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