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 […]
- Bay state
Massachusetts (used as a nickname). Contemporary Examples The power the Bay State has wielded in Washington has really been through the Congress. Wilson Sends Dukakis to DC? Dan Payne September 14, 2009 He had spent nearly 20 years covering politics in the Bay State, alternating between the Associated Press and the Boston Globe. From Rick […]
- Bay street
noun (in Canada) the financial centre of Toronto, in which Canada’s largest stock exchange is situated the financial interests and powers of Toronto Contemporary Examples bay street had flooded in the course of the storm, as did Long Island Avenue. Hamptons Residents Reel as Superstorm Sandy Recedes Emily J. Weitz October 30, 2012 Historical Examples […]