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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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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.
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.
From the Rio Road entrance, you can hike up the broad, well-graded Serra Trail into oak and bay trees, then farther uphill on narrow Doolittle Trail.
Larger tender plants such as palms, bay trees, cordylines, echiums, gingers and tree ferns can be wrapped up with horticultural fleece for winter.
Alternatives If you haven't space, decorate containerised olive or pyramidtrained bay trees or standard holly bushes and put them outside your front door or on a balcony, anywhere outside where you get a good view of them.