at bay

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bay - forced to turn and face attackersat bay - forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a trapped animal"
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will
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For the cry of our mates when the sambhur has wheeled and is standing at bay,
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Bill Hawe, vice president of architecture at Bay Networks said, "SIAC and Bay Networks have always aggressively used new technology to provide innovative solutions to support the business of the NYSE.