a translation of the Psalms by John Eliot and others: the first book published (1640) in America.
You can even find out what the first book printed in America was (The Bay Psalm Book).
8 Great Books About Books: ‘Phantoms On the Bookshelves’ & More Michele Filgate July 18, 2012
The last work of his busy life was the revision of the Bay Psalm Book.
The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 4, April, 1886 Various
- Bay rum
a fragrant liquid used chiefly as an aftershaving lotion, prepared by distilling the leaves of the tropical American bay, Pimenta racemosa, with rum or by mixing oil from the leaves with alcohol, water, and other oils. Historical Examples From one of these he bought two cases of bay rum, paying twenty cents a quart for […]
- Bay salt
salt derived by evaporating seawater in the sun. Historical Examples Throw them into a pan of pump water, sprinkle on a handful of bay salt, stir it about, and then take out the fish. The Cook and Housekeeper’s Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Mary Eaton […]
- Bay scallop
a small scallop, Pecten irradians, inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats from southeastern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, especially eastern Long Island Sound. the edible abductor muscle of this scallop, having a sweet and delicate flavor.
- Bay shore
a town on the S shore of Long Island, in SE New York. Historical Examples It was ten miles from Berwick to the Bay Shore, and a call at a half way house was just the thing. The Story Girl Lucy Maud Montgomery Billy was waiting for me with the four dogs and off we […]