Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To put, shelter, or detain in or as if in a bay.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inclose in a bay or inlet; inclose between capes or promontories; landlock: as, the ship or fleet is embayed.
  • To bathe; steep.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To bathe; to soothe or lull as by bathing.
  • transitive verb To shut in, or shelter, as in a bay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To shut in, enclose, shelter or trap, such as ships in a bay.
  • verb transitive, obsolete To bathe; to steep.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From em- +‎ bay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From em- +‎ bay (“bathe”).

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