from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put, shelter, or detain in or as if in a bay.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To bathe; to steep.
- v. To shut in, enclose, shelter or trap, such as ships in a bay.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bathe; to soothe or lull as by bathing.
- transitive v. To shut in, or shelter, as in a bay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To inclose in a bay or inlet; inclose between capes or promontories; landlock: as, the ship or fleet is embayed.
- To bathe; steep.
From em- + bay (“bathe”). (Wiktionary)
From em- + bay. (Wiktionary)