Bail

Bail

, n. [OF. bail, baille. See Bailey.] 1. (Usually pl.) A line of palisades serving as an exterior defense.
[Written also bayle.]
[Obs.]
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2. The outer wall of a feudal castle. Hence: The space inclosed by it; the outer court. Holinshed.
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3. A certain limit within a forest. [Eng.]
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4. A division for the stalls of an open stable.
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5. (Cricket) The top or cross piece (or either of the two cross pieces) of the wicket.
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