[ baf-in ]
/ ˈbæf ɪn /
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William, 1584?–1622, an English navigator who explored Arctic North America.
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In July, the party was in Baffin's Bay, and here the brigs remained embedded in the ice for twenty-one days.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
That is incontestable, and I notice that Baffin's Sea has a tendency to return to the same state in which it was before 1817.The English at the North Pole|Jules Verne
It was necessary to ward it off, as they had been compelled to do in Baffin's Bay.The Waif of the "Cynthia"|Andr Laurie and Jules Verne
Baffin did all this with an accuracy which surprised Sir John Ross, who was the next to enter the bay, two centuries later.
It was in these years of Hudson and Baffin that Napier invented logarithms and simplified the processes of nautical calculations.