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Definitions of bait

  1. To take food and drink for refreshment on a journey. See Bite. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To provoke and harass; esp., to harass or torment for sport; as, to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To give a portion of food and drink to, upon the road; as, to bait horses. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To furnish or cover with bait, as a trap or hook. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To provoke, as an animal, by the setting on of dogs for sport; to worry by biting; to torment; annoy persistently; to prepare, as a hook, trap, or snare, by covering with food; to feed (an animal). The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To set food as a lure: to give refreshment on a journey. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To provoke an animal by inciting dogs to bite it: to harass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To fix a bait; allure by a bait; give food to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To put a bait on or in. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To feed while resting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To torment, as by setting dogs upon; harass; worry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Any substance, esp. food, used in catching fish, or other animals, by alluring them to a hook, snare, inclosure, or net. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Anything which allures; a lure; enticement; temptation. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A light or hasty luncheon. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment of one's self or one's beasts, on a journey. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To flap the wings; to flutter as if to fly; or to hover, as a hawk when she stoops to her prey. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To take refreshment on a journey. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. lure, entice, or entrap with bait Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. attack with dogs or set dogs upon Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. To stop for rest and refreshment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. To put food on a hook or among snares, to entice fish, fowls, and other animals into one's power; to allure; to give food and drink to a beast upon the road; to provoke and harass by dogs, or in any way. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. To allure by food; to give food or drink to a beast on a journey; to refresh with food on a journey. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. To provoke and harass with the help of others; to attack with violence, as with dogs. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. something used to lure victims into danger Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. anything that serves as an enticement Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. Any substance used to entice fish or other animals in order to catch them; temptation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Food put on a hook to allure fish or make them bite: any allurement: a refreshment taken on a journey. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Food put on a hook to entice fish; allurement; slight repast. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Anything used to allure a fish or other animal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. A inre or enticement, generally to deceive and catch fish or other animals; food or refreshment on a journey; whitebait. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for bait

  1. You made your daughter the bait which was to destroy us all. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. And you've swallowed bait and trap and all. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
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