What does the word bay mean?

Usage examples for bay

  1. She struggled away from him, and stood at bay. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. Had the bay horse stopped? – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  3. As their water was, however, running short, they at length stood into a small bay which offered a safe landing- place. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston