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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bai·ley /ˈbeli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bai·ley n.
 1. The outer wall of a feudal castle. [Obs.]
 2. The space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress. [Obs.]
 3. A prison or court of justice; -- used in certain proper names; as, the Old Bailey in London; the New Bailey in Manchester. [Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States singer (1918-1990) [syn: Pearl Bailey, Pearl
           Mae Bailey]
      2: English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology
         consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel
         Johnson (died in 1742) [syn: Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel
      3: the outer courtyard of a castle
      4: the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard
         of a castle