at bay


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Adj.1.at 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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The Mall at Bay Plaza will feature three department stores, complementary superstores, themed-restaurants, entertainment venues and 100 smaller shops, and will be the first enclosed regional mall in The Bronx, according to developers.
The first time I gaped at Bay View from my terrace, I exclaimed to my girlfriend Fifi, "Why so many trees?" But now that I have been secularly baptized in my new surroundings, I no longer feel this community has enough plant life.