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Meaning of BAY WINDOW

Pronunciation:  bey'window

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house
  2. [n]  (informal) slang terms for a paunch
 Synonyms: bow window, corporation, pot, potbelly, tummy
 See Also: belly, oriel, oriel window, paunch, window



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bay" win"dow\ (Arch.)
A window forming a bay or recess in a room, and projecting
outward from the wall, either in a rectangular, polygonal, or
semicircular form; -- often corruptly called a {bow window}.

Thesaurus Terms
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