[bey-lee] /ˈbeɪ li/
Liberty Hyde, 1858–1954, U.S. botanist, horticulturist, and writer.
Nathan or Nathaniel, died 1742, English lexicographer.
the outermost wall or court of a castle
David. born 1938, English photographer
Nathan or Nathaniel. died 1742, English lexicographer: compiler of An Universal Etymological English Dictionary (1721–27)
“wall enclosing an outer court,” early 14c. (c.1200 in Anglo-Latin), baylle, variant of bail, from Old French bail “stake, palisade, brace,” of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately connected to Latin bacula “sticks,” on notion of “stakes, palisade fence.” Old Bailey, seat of Central Criminal Court in London, was so called because it stood within the ancient bailey of the city wall. The surname Bailey usually is from Old French bailli, a later form of baillif (see bailiff).
noun 1. the bell of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, rung on July 8, 1776, to announce the adoption of the Declaration of Independence; since then a national symbol of liberty: moved to a special exhibition pavilion behind Independence Hall on January 1, 1976. A relic and symbol of the American Revolutionary War. The Liberty Bell, […]
- Liberty bodice
noun 1. trademark a sleeveless vest-like undergarment made from thick cotton and covering the upper part of the body, formerly worn esp by young children
noun 1. a single Liberty loan bond.
noun 1. a soft, conical cap given to a freed slave in ancient Rome at manumission of his servitude, used as a symbol of liberty, especially since the 18th century. noun 1. a cap of soft felt worn as a symbol of liberty, esp during the French Revolution, from the practice in ancient Rome of […]