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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bailey  \Bai"ley\,  n.  [The  same  word  as  bail  line  of  palisades; 
  cf  LL  ballium  bailey,  OF  bail,  baille,  a  palisade, 
  baillier  to  inclose,  shut.] 
  1.  The  outer  wall  of  a  feudal  castle.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  The  space  immediately  within  the  outer  wall  of  a  castle  or 
  fortress.  [Obs.] 
 
  3.  A  prison  or  court  of  justice;  --  used  in  certain  proper 
  names  as  the  Old  Bailey  in  London;  the  New  Bailey  in 
  Manchester.  [Eng.]  --Oxf.  Gloss. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bailey 
  n  1:  the  outer  courtyard  of  a  castle 
  2:  the  outer  defensive  wall  that  surrounds  the  outer  courtyard 
  of  a  castle 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bailey,  CO 
  Zip  code(s):  80421 
  Bailey,  MI 
  Zip  code(s):  49303 
  Bailey,  MS 
  Zip  code(s):  39320 
  Bailey,  NC  (town,  FIPS  3020) 
  Location:  35.78010  N,  78.11291  W 
  Population  (1990):  553  (271  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  27807 
  Bailey,  TX  (city,  FIPS  5264) 
  Location:  33.43259  N,  96.16454  W 
  Population  (1990):  187  (100  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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