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Bay vs. Gulf

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Baynoun

(obsolete) A berry.

Gulfnoun

A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.

Baynoun

Laurus nobilis, a tree or shrub of the family Lauraceae, having dark green leaves and berries.

Gulfnoun

(obsolete) That which swallows; the gullet.

Baynoun

Bay leaf, the leaf of this or certain other species of tree or shrub, used as a herb.

Gulfnoun

That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.

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Baynoun

The leaves of this shrub, woven into a garland used to reward a champion or victor; hence, fame, victory.

Gulfnoun

(geography) A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea

‘the Gulf of Mexico’; ‘the Persian Gulf’;

Baynoun

A tract covered with bay trees.

Gulfnoun

(mining) A large deposit of ore in a lode.

Baynoun

A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeche in Mexico.

Gulfnoun

A difference, especially a large difference, between groups

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Baynoun

(geography) A body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land.

Gulfnoun

(Oxbridge slang) The bottom part of a list of those awarded a degree, for those who have only just passed.

Baynoun

A bank or dam to keep back water.

Gulfverb

To award a degree to somebody who has only just passed sufficiently.

Baynoun

An opening in a wall, especially between two columns.

Gulfnoun

A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,

‘He then surveyedHell and the gulf between.’; ‘Between us and you there is a great gulf fixed.’;

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Baynoun

An internal recess; a compartment or area surrounded on three sides.

Gulfnoun

That which swallows; the gullet.

Baynoun

The distance between two supports in a vault or building with a pitched roof.

Gulfnoun

That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.

‘A gulf of ruin, swallowing gold.’;

Baynoun

(nautical) Each of the spaces, port and starboard, between decks, forward of the bitts, in sailing warships.

Gulfnoun

A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico.

Baynoun

(rail transport) A bay platform.

Gulfnoun

A large deposit of ore in a lode.

Baynoun

A bay window.

Gulfnoun

an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay

Baynoun

The excited howling of dogs when hunting or being attacked.

Gulfnoun

an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding);

‘he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends’; ‘there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy’;

Baynoun

(by extension) The climactic confrontation between hunting-dogs and their prey.

Gulfnoun

a deep wide chasm

Baynoun

(figuratively) A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.

Gulf

A gulf is a large inlet from the ocean into the landmass, typically with a narrower opening than a bay, but that is not observable in all geographic areas so named. The term gulf was traditionally used for large highly-indented navigable bodies of salt water that are enclosed by the coastline.

Baynoun

A brown colour/color of the coat of some horses.

Baynoun

A horse of this color.

Bayverb

(intransitive) To howl.

Bayverb

(transitive) To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay.

‘to bay the bear’;

Bayverb

(transitive) To pursue noisily, like a pack of hounds.

Bayadjective

Of a reddish-brown colour (especially of horses).

Bayadjective

Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; - applied to the color of horses.

Baynoun

An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.

Baynoun

A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.

Baynoun

A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.

Baynoun

A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.

Baynoun

A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.

Baynoun

A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.

Baynoun

A berry, particularly of the laurel.

Baynoun

The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.

‘The patriot's honors and the poet's bays.’;

Baynoun

A tract covered with bay trees.

Baynoun

Deep-toned, prolonged barking.

Baynoun

A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.

‘Embolden'd by despair, he stood at bay.’; ‘The most terrible evils are just kept at bay by incessant efforts.’;

Baynoun

A bank or dam to keep back water.

Bayverb

To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.

‘The hounds at nearer distance hoarsely bayed.’;

Bayverb

To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.

Bayverb

To bathe.

Bayverb

To dam, as water; - with up or back.

Baynoun

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

Baynoun

the sound of a hound on the scent

Baynoun

small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors

Baynoun

a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital;

‘they put him in the sick bay’;

Baynoun

a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose;

‘he opened the bomb bay’;

Baynoun

a small recess opening off a larger room

Baynoun

a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

Bayverb

utter in deep prolonged tones

Bayverb

bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

Bayadjective

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

Bay

A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, a lake, or even another bay. A large bay is usually called a gulf, sea, sound, or bight.

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