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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse beita (noun), from Proto-Germanic *baitō.

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bayte (plural baytes)

  1. (Late Middle English) Bait or lure; objects used as a bait or lure.
  2. (rare, Late Middle English) Something that draws or allures.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old Norse beita (verb).

VerbEdit

bayte

  1. Alternative form of bayten