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Food containing poison or a harmful additive to kill animals that are pests.
(quote-journal)|city=London|date=7 June 2017|passage=One of the “girls” used in this way, Pamella Bordes, later spoke of being “part of an enormous group … used as sexual bait.”
A portion of food or drink, as a refreshment taken on a journey; also, a stop for rest and refreshment.
1818, Jane Austen, ''Northanger Abbey'', chapter 20 Abbey/Chapter 2070|page 70
- The tediousness of a two hours' bait at Petty-France, in which there was nothing to be done but to eat without being hungry, and loiter about without any thing to see, next followed…
A small meal taken mid-morning while farming.
A miner's packed meal.
A light or hasty luncheon.
To attract with bait; to entice.
- a crooked pin (..) baited with a vile earthworm
''to bait a bear with dogs; to bait a bull''
1590, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Ponsonbie, Book 1, Canto 1, p.(nbs)12,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12777.0001.001
- The Sunne that measures heauen all day long,
- At night doth baite his steedes the ''Ocean'' waues emong.
(''of a horse or other animal'') To take food, especially during a journey.
(RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes)
(''of a person'') To stop to take a portion of food and drink for refreshment during a journey.
1671, (w), ''(w)'', in ''Paradise Regain’d, to which is added Samson Agonistes'', London: John Starkey, p. 89, line 539,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50931.0001.001
- For evil news rides post, while good news baits.
1677, (w), Diary entry for 13 September, 1677, in ''Memoirs of John Evelyn'', London: Henry Colburn, 1827, Volume 2, p. 433,https://archive.org/details/memoirsofjohneve02evel
- My Lord’s coach convey’d me to Bury, and thence baiting at Newmarket, stepping in at Audley End to see that house againe, I slept at Bishops Strotford, and the next day home.
1743, (w), ''The Pleasant, and Surprizing Adventures of Mr. Robert Drury, during his Fifteen Years Captivity on the Island of Madagascar'', London, p. 62,https://archive.org/details/pleasantandsurp00drurgoog
- At Break of Day we arose, and after a short Repast march’d on till Noon, when we baited among some shady Trees near a Pond of Water (..)
(quote-song) and (w)| title=Power| album=(w)| passage=I've been at home all day / Cloning £50 notes, this is sick / But it's a bit bait / Cause all the serial numbers are the same / So I can't spend them in the same place
(quote-song) and Ryan "Scratchy" Williams| title=Bait Face| album=(w)| passage=My face is bait, I can't hide it
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