Bail up

What is Bail up?

Bail up definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
Cricket. either of the two small bars or sticks laid across the tops of the stumps which form the wicket.
British, Australian. a bar, framework, partition, or the like, for confining or separating cows, horses, etc., in a stable.
bails, Obsolete. the wall of an outer court of a feudal castle.

Verb Phrases
bail up, Australian. to confine a cow for milking, as in a bail. to force (one) to surrender or identify oneself or to state one’s business. to waylay or rob (someone).

 

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