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  • as intrapped
  • as incornered
  • as indefensively

synonyms for at bay

  • captured
  • cornered
  • ambushed
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How to use at bay in a sentence

First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
These have canted bay windows below them, and their pediments are surmounted by figures representing Mercury and Athæne.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Three men were sentenced to grow potatoes at Botany Bay the rest of their lives.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
There are two principal bays of vast size, one called the gulf of St. Lawrence, the other French bay.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
But this port (to obviate misunderstanding) is not on the Ocean lying eastward, but on that gulf which I have called French bay.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
All Americans (about 25), except one family, took refuge on board foreign ships in the bay.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Not far distant is Chouacot,11 which is the other shore or arm embracing French Bay.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
American vessels made occasional trips outside the Bay, and brought in captive sailing-vessels.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO AT BAY

  • at bay
  • treed
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