What does bailey mean?

Definitions for baileyˈbeɪ li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bailey.

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


  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


  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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  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Baker:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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