Definitions for baily's beadsˈbeɪ liz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Bai′ly's beads′ˈbeɪ liz(n.pl.)
spots of sunlight encircling the moon immediately before and after a total solar eclipse.
Origin of Baily's beads:
1865–70; after Francis Baily (1774–1844), English astronomer
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