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Definition of: bait

(bāt) noun
1. Food or other enticement placed as a lure in a trap, on a hook, etc.
2. Any allurement or enticement.
3. A halt on a journey for food or refreshment.

1. To put food or some other lure on or in: to bait a trap.
2. To torment, as by setting dogs upon, for sport: to bait a bear.
3. To harass; heckle.
4. To lure; entice.
5. Obs. To feed (a horse, etc.) while resting.

6. Obs. To stop for rest and refreshment. ◆ Homophone: bate. [<ON beita cause to bite]

Definition of: bait

(bāt) noun Dial.
1. A quantity; an amount.
2. Enough. ◆ Homophone: bate.

Definition of: bait

See BATE3.

Most often used phrases:

live bait
bait fish
bait shop
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fishing bait
al bait
shark bait
jail bait
fish bait
cut bait
squirrel bait
troll bait
bait casting
bait al
bait car

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"bait" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on en.wikipedia.org.

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