BAY - Black's Law Dictionary

What is BAY? Definition of BAY in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.

A pond-head made of a great height to keep in water for the supply of a mill, etc., so that the wheel of the mill may be turned by the water rushing thence, through a passage or flood-gate. St. 27 Eliz. c. 19. (This is generally called a fore- bay.)

A bending or curving of the shore of the sea or of a lake, so as to form a more or less inclosed body of water. State v. Town of Gilmanton, 14 N.H. 477. An opening into the land, or an arm of the sea, where the water is shut in on all sides except at the entrance. Mayo v. New York Cent. R. Co., 263 N.Y. 277, 189 N.E. 217, 218.

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