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Definition 1: the outer defensive wall that surrounds the outer courtyard of a castle - [noun denoting artifact]

(bailey is a kind of ...) an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes

"they stormed the ramparts of the city" "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"

Definition 2: the outer courtyard of a castle - [noun denoting artifact]

(bailey is a kind of ...) an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

"the house was built around an inner court"

Definition 3: English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742) - [noun denoting person]

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(bailey is an instance of ...) a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language

Definition 4: United States singer (1918-1990) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for bailey in the sense of this definition

(bailey is an instance of ...) a person who sings

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