1. Proper noun.  A region of Somalia.
  2. Proper noun.  (informal) The San Francisco Bay Area (gloss, metropolitan area in California) .
  3. Proper noun.  (informal) San Francisco Bay.
  4. Noun.  (obsolete) A berry.
  5. Noun.  A shrub of the family ''Lauraceae'', having dark green leaves and berries.
  6. Noun.  (context, in plural) The leaves of this shrub, woven into a garland used to reward a champion or victor; hence, fame, victory.
  7. Noun.  The leaf of this shrub, used as a herb.
  8. Noun.  (geography) A body of water (especially the sea) more or less three-quarters surrounded by land.
  9. Noun.  An opening in a wall, especially between two columns.
  10. Noun.  An internal recess; a compartment or area surrounded on three sides.
  11. Noun.  The distance between two supports in a vault or building with a pitched roof.
  12. Noun.  (nautical) Each of the spaces, port and starboard, between decks, forward of the bitts, in sailing warships.
  13. Noun.  (rail transport) A bay platform.
  14. Noun.  shortened form of bay window.
  15. Noun.  The excited barking of dogs when hunting or being attacked.
  16. Noun.  (context, by extension) The climactic confrontation between hunting-dogs and their prey.
  17. Verb.  (intransitive) To bark.
  18. Verb.  (transitive) To bark at.
  19. Verb.  (transitive) To pursue noisily, like a pack of hounds.
  20. Adjective.  Of a reddish-brown colour (especially of horses).
  21. Noun.  A brown colour/color of the coat of some horses.
  22. Noun.  A horse of this color.

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