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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Since I live in southwestern Ohio in Zone 6,1 grow my bay trees in containers, and treat them as tender perennials, bringing them indoors when the temperature dips consistently to below 15 degrees.
Rare lilies, olive trees, hanging baskets, bay trees and roses were among the plants most frequently swiped.
A BAY trees have been cultivated for thousands of years and its branches were used to adorn the heads of Greek heroes.
Fanning, who said his trip from Middleham took between four and five hours, kept Three Bay Trees going well to land the one-mile auction maiden.
In 1998 alone, 171,600 Bay trees have been planted.
| Larger tender plants such as palms, bay trees, cordylines, echiums, gingers and tree ferns can be wrapped up with horticultural fleece for winter.
Artificial bay trees pounds 59.99 (for two), front door mat pounds 6.99, both Argos.