Blay

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Blay (Zoöl) A fish. See Bleak n.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n blay A local English name of the bleak.
    • n blay Same as blae.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Blay blā the fish bleak
    • Blay Also Bley
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. blge, fr. blc, bleak, white; akin to Icel. bleikja, OHG. bleicha, G. bleihe,. See Bleak (n.) & (a.)

Usage

In literature:

Dis is der last dime I take you to der blay, you see.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
Read it, you blaying ass!
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
Und der orchestra shall blay "Die Wacht am Rhein" all der time.
"Roads of Destiny" by O. Henry
BLAVE, Blaye, near Bordeaux, France.
"La Chanson de Roland" by Léon Gautier
I blay it in my brain.
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
Down through the heart of the cognac region we sped, through Blaye to Bordeaux and all the busy traffic of its port.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
Blaye de Tartas were only a memory.
"Black Spirits and White" by Ralph Adams Cram
She was betrayed into the hands of constables sent to arrest her, and was placed in safe keeping at Chateau Blaye on an island in the Gironde.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The fort of Blaye has hoisted the tri-coloured flag.
"Travels in France during the years 1814-1815" by Archibald Alison
At this time the Duchesse de Berry was confined in the citadel of Blaye.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville
I chust blay und blay, und maybe you should listen, yes?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Angouleme, Blaye, Cognac, Pons, and Saintes, were still more valuable acquisitions.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
You see, you gave Maria Blay a gold watch.
"Blind Policy" by George Manville Fenn
It took me twenty-five years to learn that there must be humor in a blay.
"She Buildeth Her House" by Will Comfort
You've chust heerd your lofely blaying rebroduced to berfection!
"Mr. Punch in Bohemia" by Various
Jean de Blaye pointed to the stable.
"Bijou" by Gyp
I know aboud your violin ven I hears you blay.
"The Other Fellow" by F. Hopkinson Smith
I know not vy you like to blay all tese leedle dricks mit your head, als if id haf not peen bretty enough pevore!
"Frédérique; vol. 1" by Charles Paul de Kock
Pauillac, Blaye, Libourne and Arcachon are minor ports.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
De big organ vas blaying so soft it seemed likes as if some angels must be dere to make dot music.
"Recitations for the Social Circle" by James Clarence Harvey
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In poetry:

And a messenger alighted,
Crying to the crowd, "Make way!
This I bear to Sheriff Packer;
'Tis a pardon for Ruth Blay!"
"Ballad Of Ruth Bay" by Albert Laighton
In the drear month of December,
Ninety years ago to-day,
Hundreds of the village people
Saw the hanging of Ruth Blay;--
"Ballad Of Ruth Bay" by Albert Laighton
If like checkers ve blay, don't forget
Dey got more men dan ve haf, you bet!
If ve makes some beeg schore,
Und not man off no more,
Ve may shtop mit a draw, maype yet."
"The Kaiser Consults Fritz" by Abner Cosens
Den der Kaiser say--"Tanks, Mr. Strauss,
On your back dere don't grow any moss;
I'll shoost blay some more pranks
On dose silly old Yanks"
Den he gif me von nice iron cross.
"The Kaiser Consults Fritz" by Abner Cosens

In news:

Dr Yaba Blay 's (1)ne Drop Project.
Randy Blay , 20, of Cassville, passed away on Friday, Sept 19, 2008.
He was born on Sept 13, 1988, in Hemet, Calif, son of Dan and Becky Blay .
Yaba Blay, PhD created the (1)ne Drop Project, a multiplatform endeavor that hopes to challenge perceptions of black identity.
Blay, a consulting producer for "Who Is Black in America".
Is Chris Blay's annual Thrift Art Gallery Show and Auction going mainstream.
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