embay(redirected from embays)
tr.v. em·bayed, em·bay·ing, em·bays
To put, shelter, or detain in or as if in a bay.
vb (tr; usually passive)
1. (Physical Geography) to form into a bay
2. (Physical Geography) to enclose in or as if in a bay
3. (Nautical Terms) (esp of the wind) to force (a ship, esp a sailing ship) into a bay
1. to enclose in or as if in a bay; surround or envelop.
2. to form into a bay.
Past participle: embayed