bailey bailey  /ˈbeɪ li/


  1. (n) United States singer (1918-1990)
  2. (n) English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)
  3. (n) the outer courtyard of a castle
  4. (n) the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle


  1. For her next shot, Bailey aims high

    She'cQuan Bailey recently signed to play basketball at Baltimore Community College. / Staff photo by Laura Emmons During her high school career, she scored 2,057 points, a new record at Snow Hill.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  2. Doug Bailey, G.O.P. Political Consultant, Dies at 79

    Mr. Bailey founded The Hotline, a digest of political news, distributed by fax, that became an indispensable tool of the political trade in the pre-Web 1980s and ’90s.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Bailey believes in own abilities

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Andrew Bailey blew three saves in only nine opportunities after returning from right thumb surgery last season, enough for the Red Sox to replace him last winter by trading for Joel Hanrahan . So, now that he’s the closer again, how secure can Bailey possibly feel? “I’m the guy here,” Bailey said yesterday, smoke still billowing from his 10th-inning implosion in Monday ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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