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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bail.

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Examples

  • Kah-Chucte and Gowhee, who had bragged that they knew every landmark of the way as a child did the skin bails of the tepee, acknowledged that they knew not where they were, it was she who raised a forgiving voice amid the curses of the men.

    The Wisdom of the Trail

  • Taken in its most basic form the wicket is a collection of three wooden poles stuck in the ground in a line with two wooden cylinders (called bails) on top, spanning the spaces.

    Cricket 101: A Primer

  • The amount of tricks you can do at different spots is pretty much infinite, and the bails are a lot better too.

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  • What tends to happen sometimes is that she bails out of points.

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  • AT&T is, like the banks and GM, both stupid and too big to fail, so their new business plan is probably to screw up so badly that the government comes and bails them out so they can do it again.

    Boing Boing

  • Last month Eurasec, a Russian-led fund that bails out former Soviet countries, said it would give Minsk between $3 billion and $3.5 billion over the next three years—less than the country was hoping for.

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  • Trott tried to whip Lee to leg, and the ball deflected off his thigh pad and back onto the stumps without dislodging the bails.

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  • The bails outs for big banks etc and the health care "debate" is proof of that.

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  • This lesson is especially salient as Washington bails out Wall Street banks and failing industries and intervenes in the U.S. financial sector to an unprecedented degree.

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  • AT&T is, like the banks and GM, both stupid and too big to fail, so their new business plan is probably to screw up so badly that the government comes and bails them out so they can do it again.

    Boing Boing

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