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BAY. Is an enclosure to keep in the water for the supply of a mill or other contrivance, so that the water may be able to, drive the wheels of such mill. Stat. 27 Eliz. c. 19.
     2. A large open water or harbor where ships may ride, is also called a bay; as, the Chesapeake Bay, the, Bay of New York.

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ramorum can remain viable on detached leaves of bay laurel (Umbellularia californica) for several weeks (Harnik et al.
The aggregation site was oriented in a northeastern direction and fully shaded from direct sunlight by the bedrock ledge and by a mature riparian canopy of interior live oaks (Quercus wislizeni), California bay laurels (Umbellularia californica), and big-leaf maples (Acer macrophyllum).
Then we tackled Levada do Paul - built in the 1700s - a narrow pathway surrounded by bay laurels, ericas, blueberry and blackberry trees, and even a Lily of the Valley.