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bayle


bayle


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bail  \Bail\,  n.  [OF.  bail,  baille.  See  {Bailey}.] 
  1.  (Usually  pl.)  A  line  of  palisades  serving  as  an  exterior 
  defense.  [Written  also  {bayle}.]  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  The  outer  wall  of  a  feudal  castle.  Hence:  The  space 
  inclosed  by  it  the  outer  court.  --Holinshed. 
 
  3.  A  certain  limit  within  a  forest.  [Eng.] 
 
  4.  A  division  for  the  stalls  of  an  open  stable. 
 
  5.  (Cricket)  The  top  or  cross  piece  (  or  either  of  the  two 
  cross  pieces)  of  the  wicket.