1. [syn: at bay(p), cornered, trapped, treed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tree \Tree\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Treed; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To drive to a tree; to cause to ascend a tree; as, a dog
trees a squirrel. --J. Burroughs.
2. To place upon a tree; to fit with a tree; to stretch upon
a tree; as, to tree a boot. See Tree, n., 3.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she
had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a
trapped animal" [syn: at bay(p), cornered, trapped,