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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bail  \Bail\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bailed}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bailing}.] 
  1.  To  lade;  to  dip  and  throw;  --  usually  with  out  as  to 
  bail  water  out  of  a  boat. 
 
  Buckets  .  .  .  to  bail  out  the  water.  --Capt.  J. 
  Smith. 
 
  2.  To  dip  or  lade  water  from  --  often  with  out  to  express 
  completeness;  as  to  bail  a  boat. 
 
  By  the  help  of  a  small  bucket  and  our  hats  we  bailed 
  her  out  --R.  H.  Dana, 
  Jr 




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