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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. United States singer (1918-1990);
[syn: Bailey, 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: Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey]

3. the outer courtyard of a castle;

4. the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bailey \Bai"ley\, n. [The same word as bail line of palisades; cf. LL. ballium bailey, OF. bail, baille, a palisade, baillier to inclose, shut.] 1. The outer wall of a feudal castle. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The space immediately within the outer wall of a castle or fortress. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A prison or court of justice; -- used in certain proper names; as, the Old Bailey in London; the New Bailey in Manchester. [Eng.] --Oxf. Gloss. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Bailey n 1: United States singer (1918-1990) [syn: Bailey, 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: Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey] 3: the outer courtyard of a castle 4: the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Bailey -- U.S. County in Texas Population (2000): 6594 Housing Units (2000): 2738 Land area (2000): 826.691450 sq. miles (2141.120935 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.684798 sq. miles (1.773619 sq. km) Total area (2000): 827.376248 sq. miles (2142.894554 sq. km) Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 34.110864 N, 102.816791 W Headwords: Bailey Bailey, TX Bailey County Bailey County, TX
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bailey, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 302 Land area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) FIPS code: 03020 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 35.780279 N, 78.115622 W ZIP Codes (1990): 27807 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bailey, NC Bailey
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Bailey, TX -- U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 213 Housing Units (2000): 98 Land area (2000): 0.400228 sq. miles (1.036585 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.400228 sq. miles (1.036585 sq. km) FIPS code: 05264 Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48 Location: 33.434279 N, 96.165364 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Bailey, TX Bailey