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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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CAN'T BE KEPT AT BAY Whitley Bay Under-18s (above) won the East Northumberland Youth Divisional Cup by beating Cullercoats 4-1 EXTRA SPECIAL Tyne Valley side Wylam Rockets Under-Nines pictured (above) after winning the Tynedale League Division Two Presidents Trophy by beating Throckley Magpies AC 5-4 with a goal in the final minute of extra time COMING OF AGE Wallsend Under-21s (above) celebrate winning the Charity Shield at North Shields' Darren Purvis Stadium after beating Blyth Town 5-2 with goals from Brad McGlaughlin, John Wears, Daniel MaGuire (2) and Lewis Vines.
Oliver Giroud fired in after just three minutes and Bayern were kept at bay by some fine saves from stand-in goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, preferred to fellow Pole Wojciech Szczesny.
Negativity and doubt are always creeping into my life and having to be kept at bay.
It can be pushed the limit and still have power to spare, ensuring that no holiday moment goes unmissed and boredom is always kept at bay.
The visitors arrived with only 10 men and Portrack took full advantage after being kept at bay for the opening 20 minutes.
The buzz doing the rounds is that photographers were kept at bay probably to later sell exclusive pictures to a celebrity magazine.
Their forest has, for years, been scourged by the presence of a werewolf whose hunger has been kept at bay by the routine animal sacrifices offered up by the villagers when the moon is full.
But for pounds 15,000, he said, the gang could be kept at bay.
The strike pair were then kept at bay by some impressive goalkeeping from Bedfont's Gary Ross as he thwarted Keen and then pushed a Crawford chance around the post for a corner.
Llanelli were kept at bay for the first quarter of the game but then Stuart Jones scored at the far post, following Chris Holloway's right-wing cross.
They are going to have some funny results, and I just can't see Fernando Torres being kept at bay in this one.
DUBLIN: The world s most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo was kept at bay by semi-professional defenders here on Monday on his debut for Real Madrid as they eked out a 1-0 victory over Shamrock Rovers.