bay (n.) Old form(s): baies, Bayes
leaf of the bay-tree [used as a herb; symbol of triumph]
H8 IV.ii.83.4[stage direction: The Vision, of personages] wearing on their heads garlands of bays
Per IV.vi.149[Bawd to Marina] my dish of chastity with rosemary and bays!
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