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B, - Bait,
Bail, vb., to set free from arrest by giving security for appearance in court: “Prison my heart in thy steel bosom's ward, but then my friend's heart let my poor heart b.” Sonn. 133, 10. “you will not b. me?” Meas. III, 2, 85. “let me b. these gentle three,” V, 362. that (purse of gold) “shall b. me,” Err. IV, 1, 107. “thou shalt not b. them,” Tit. II, 3, 299. Followed by from: that blow did b. it (her soul) “from the deep unrest of that polluted prison,” Lucr. 1725.