Bailey


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Bailey

1. David. born 1938, English photographer
2. Nathan or Nathaniel. died 1742, English lexicographer: compiler of An Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1721--27)

Bailey

Stockade or walled enclosure surrounding a castle; also an open court in a medieval fortification.

bailey

The open area within a castle fortification. See inner bailey and outer bailey; Also see motte-and-bailey.
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This tame ending bored Bailey, and he drifted away from us, but David still walked by my side, and he was grown so quiet that I knew a storm was brewing.
Western news continued vague, for Fan's general inquiries produced only provokingly unsatisfactory replies from Tom, who sang the praises of "the beautiful Miss Bailey," and professed to be consumed by a hopeless passion for somebody, in such half-comic, half-tragic terms, that the girls could not decide whether it was "all that boy's mischief," or only a cloak to hide the dreadful truth.
"We 'll have it out of him when he comes home in the spring," said Fanny to Polly, as they compared the letters of their brothers, and agreed that "men were the most uncommunicative and provoking animals under the sun." For Ned was so absorbed in business that he ignored the whole Bailey question and left them in utter darkness.
He turns to Gentleman,' he went on rapidly, 'and he says, "Bailey, I owe it all to you, because if you hadn't told me to insult her folks--"'
The daily heavy-traffic bottleneck in Ulas-Bangkal areas may last for three weeks as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is repairing the damaged alternate bailey bridge along Bailey Road.
Austin "Jim" Bailey Jr.'s best friend, the pilot he helped train, was about to use the equipment Bailey helped design to do something historic on live television.
Bailey Named Surety Underwriting Manager at Iowa's UFG Insurance
Following the recent revelation that Bailey's mum Dinah was dying, Karen Taylor made a worrying discovery in Friday'sEastEndersepisode that led to the praise of the young actress.
George Brabender and his Bernese Mountain dog Bailey have been volunteering with veterans charity Erskine for two years.
Louis County jury on Friday found attorney Scott Bailey guilty of second-degree involuntary manslaughter for his role in a fatal street race.
LAST year, members of Holt Local History Society were involved in shaping the Activity and Interpretation Plan for Bailey Hill in Mold.
The lives of Bailey and Cameron Smith were flipped upside down in just a matter of weeks over the New Year when their mother Mandy lost her nine-year emphysema battle, dying on January 4.