What does Bailey mean?

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ˈbeɪ liBai·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bailey, Pearl Bailey, Pearl Mae Baileynoun

    United States singer (1918-1990)

  2. Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Baileynoun

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

  3. baileynoun

    the outer courtyard of a castle

  4. baileynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. baileynoun

    The outer wall of a feudal castle.

  2. baileynoun

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

  3. baileynoun

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

  4. Baileynoun

    for a steward or official.

  5. Baileynoun

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

  6. Baileynoun

    derived from the surname.

  7. Baileynoun

    (mostly U.S:) .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baileynoun

    the outer wall of a feudal castle

  2. Baileynoun

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

  3. Baileynoun

    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. Paris Hilton:

    So sad, shocked devastated to hear about Jake Bailey. He was such an amazing person, an incredibly talented makeup artist and friend, we traveled the world together, worked on so many beautiful projects and shared so many memories. Will miss him so much.

  2. Charles Nielsen:

    Bailey Nielsen is carrying a loaded AR-15, people live in fear, terrified of that which they do not understand. Shes been shooting since she was 5 years old. She got her first deer with this weapon at 9. She carries it responsibly. She knows how not to put her finger on the trigger. We live in fear in a society that is fed fear on a daily basis.

  3. Steve Baker:

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

  4. Kathie White:

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

  5. Alan Gottlieb:

    Mr. Bailey is devastated by this situation. We seem to live in an environment when someone’s life can be turned upside down on an allegation that should have been thoroughly investigated before any action was ordered by a court, we’re helping Bailey in his appeal of the judge’s order so he can not only reclaim his valuable firearms, but also some of his dignity as well.

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