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embay

[em-bey] /ɛmˈbeɪ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to enclose in or as if in a bay; surround or envelop.
2.
to form into a bay.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; em-1 + bay1
Related forms
unembayed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un embayed

embay

/ɪmˈbeɪ/
verb (transitive; usually passive)
1.
to form into a bay
2.
to enclose in or as if in a bay
3.
(esp of the wind) to force (a ship, esp a sailing ship) into a bay
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