Bail Bail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bailed} (b[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bailing}.] 1. To lade; to dip and throw; -- usually with out; as, to bail water out of a boat. [1913 Webster]

Buckets . . . to bail out the water. --Capt. J. Smith. [1913 Webster]

2. To dip or lade water from; -- often with out to express completeness; as, to bail a boat. [1913 Webster]

By the help of a small bucket and our hats we bailed her out. --R. H. Dana, Jr. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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