Embayed
Embay Em*bay", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embaying}.] [Pref. em- + 1st bay.] To shut in, or shelter, as in a bay. [1913 Webster]

If that the Turkish fleet Be not ensheltered and embayed, they are drowned. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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