Baily



noun
one of the largest craters on the moon, about 293 kilometres in diameter, lying in the SE quadrant
Historical Examples

At Natchez, baily organized a party which included the five “Dutchmen” whose horse boat had proved a failure.
The Paths of Inland Commerce Archer B. Hulbert

Of the same eminent serjeant in his earlier years an Old baily story is told.
Law and Laughter George Alexander Morton

If the story is correctly told baily must have enjoyed his statement that Gauss was “the oldest mathematician now living.”
A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) Augustus De Morgan

baily and Bradbury got off in season to join the Constitution, and to make the last cruise in her during this war.
Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper

She had left the select school with all the instructions of the Misses baily fairly hissing in her ears.
The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge Lilian Garis

Many of Mr. baily’s neighbors are members of the guerrilla bands, and all of them willing spies and informers.
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty

But I do not care so much for this, as I could buy the old birds dead at baily to make skeletons.
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II) Charles Darwin

When Mr. baily laid them out on the ground, they at once crawled up together and made themselves into a sort of ball.
The Children’s Book of Birds Olive Thorne Miller

baily afterward became postmaster at Brownsville, and finally a member of the Fayette county, Pennsylvania, bar.
The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight

Unless he has some particular evidence, tending to fix this advice upon baily, the conjecture is objectionable.
Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather Charles W. Upham

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