What does Bailey mean?

Definitions for Bailey
ˈbeɪ liBai·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bailey, Pearl Bailey, Pearl Mae Bailey(noun)

    United States singer (1918-1990)

  2. Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey(noun)

    English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)

  3. bailey(noun)

    the outer courtyard of a castle

  4. bailey(noun)

    the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle

Wiktionary

  1. bailey(Noun)

    The outer wall of a feudal castle.

  2. bailey(Noun)

    The space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress.

  3. bailey(Noun)

    A prison or court of justice; -- used in certain proper names; as, the Old Bailey in London; the New Bailey in Manchester.

  4. Bailey(ProperNoun)

    for a steward or official.

  5. Bailey(ProperNoun)

    A topographic surname from someone who lived by a bailey (the outer wall of a castle).

  6. Bailey(ProperNoun)

    derived from the surname.

  7. Bailey(ProperNoun)

    (mostly U.S:) .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bailey(noun)

    the outer wall of a feudal castle

  2. Bailey(noun)

    the space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress

  3. Bailey(noun)

    a prison or court of justice; -- used in certain proper names; as, the Old Bailey in London; the New Bailey in Manchester

Freebase

  1. Bailey

    Bailey is an unincorporated town and U.S. Post Office in northeastern Park County, Colorado, United States. Bailey's Post Office ZIP Code is 80421. The town community consists of several small businesses, restaurants and churches.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bailey

    bāl′i, n. the outer court of a feudal castle: either of the two courts formed by the spaces between the circuits of walls, hence Outer and Inner Bailey.—The Old Bailey in London, the Central Criminal Court, from the ancient bailey between Lud Gate and New Gate. [Fr. baille, from Low L. ballium.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bailey in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bailey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Bailey in a Sentence

  1. Steve Baker:

    Bailey ... laid up next to the house and died.

  2. Kathie White:

    We already had given Anthony Tony Bailey Jr. the name... Antonio.

  3. Steve Guttenberg:

    They said I could cast anybody I wanted, the only [other person] I wanted was G.W. Bailey and they wouldn’t offer him enough money.

  4. Nikky Williams:

    I agree with Bailey on this, ridiculous rules throughout. But, we know the rules, at the end the day, there are 900 girls lining up to go be a part of these teams. So it goes right back to supply and demand.

  5. Asafa Powell:

    He (Usain Bolt) has a way to go and I think he can come back for the world championship, i feeling very happy that they (Ashmeade and Bailey-Cole) came out and ran sub-10 seconds this weekend, so it shows we are still in with a chance.

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