Bailey may refer to:

*"Bailey", the outer wall of a castle, or the area within these walls ("basse-cour" in French); see Motte-and-bailey or fortification


In the United Kingdom:
*Old Bailey, the Central Criminal Court in London, England
*The Bailey, the historic centre of Durham, England
*Bailey, Lancashire
*Bailey, a Shipping Forecast region in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, which takes its name from Bill Bailey's Bank, a feature of the Rockall Plateau

In Canada:
*Bailey, New Brunswick
*Bailey Corners, Ontario
*Bailey's Beach, Ontario
*Bailey's Brook, Nova Scotia

In the United States of America:
*Bailey, Colorado, community
*Bailey, Michigan, community
*Bailey, Mississippi, community
*Bailey, North Carolina, community
*Bailey, Texas, community
*Bailey County, Texas, community
*Bailey Island (Maine), island
*Bailey Lakes, Ohio , community
*Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia, community

In fiction:

*Bailey, New Hampshire, a fictional town in the DC Universe line of comic books; one-time hometown of Mister Miracle and Big Barda


:"See Bailey (surname)"
*Bailey (given name)
*Bailey (Rapper)


*Bailey (car), a former USA automobile manufacturer using rotary engines in its cars
* Bailey, a South Wales mining valleys term to describe the area immediate to the kitchen and between the neighbour's kitchen wall, usually floored in flagstones, and typically housing the washing utensils including a bosh, mangle, tub, clothes horse
*Baileys Irish Cream, a type of alcoholic liqueur
*Bailey's Discount Woodsman Supplies, a mail-order company
*Bailey bridge, a portable pre-fabricated truss bridge
*"Beetle Bailey", a comic strip created by Mort Walker
*Bailey, in the television series "Cleopatra 2525", a type of large and heavily armed floating bio-mechanical robot whose sole purpose is to collect and/or destroy any human it encounters.
*Bailey Pickett, a character on The Suite Life on Deck.

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  • Bailey — Bailey, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 302 Land area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bailey — Bai ley, n. [The same word as bail line of palisades; cf. LL. ballium bailey, OF. bail, baille, a palisade, baillier to inclose, shut.] 1. The outer wall of a feudal castle. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. The space immediately within the outer wall of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bailey — wall enclosing an outer court, early 14c. (c.1200 in Anglo Latin), baylle, variant of bail, from O.Fr. bail stake, palisade, brace, of unknown origin, perhaps ultimately connected to L. bacula sticks, on notion of stakes, palisade fence. Old… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bailey — m English: transferred use of the surname, which has various origins. Most commonly it was an occupational name for a bailiff or administrative official; in other cases it apparently originated as a local name for someone who lived near a bailey …   First names dictionary

  • Bailey, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 670 Housing Units (2000): 302 Land area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.701002 sq. miles (1.815586 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bailey, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 213 Housing Units (2000): 98 Land area (2000): 0.400228 sq. miles (1.036585 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.400228 sq. miles (1.036585 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • bailey — [bā′lē] n. pl. baileys [ME baili, var. of baile, BAIL4] the outer wall or court of a medieval castle: term still kept in some proper names, as in OLD BAILEY …   English World dictionary

  • Bailey — (spr. Behli), 1) Nathan, Engländer, in der 1. Hälfte des 18. Jahrh.; gab heraus: Dictionarium britannicum (2. Aufl.), Lond. 1736 Fol., n.A. 1764; dieses Wörterbuch liegt dem Arnold Fahrenkrüger Wagnerschen zu Grunde. 2) John, schottischer… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bailey — (spr. Behli), Thomas, geb. 1785, lebte wissenschaftlich beschäftigt in Nottingham, redigirte lange Zeit den Nottingham Mercury u. st. 23. Oct. 1856; er gab auch heraus Annals of Nottinghamshire u. Records of longevity. Sein Sohn ist der 1816… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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