bay window


Definition of bay window

1 : a window or series of windows forming a bay in a room and projecting outward from the wall

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Examples of bay window in a Sentence

if his bay window gets any bigger, it's going to need its own draw curtains
Recent Examples on the Web The 322-square-foot living room features a bay window on the right and directly across from that a gas fireplace with a bluestone hearth and a metal surround painted a dark black. John Ellement, Real Estate, "Home of the Week: Wayland house mirrors style of fashion trendsetter," 19 Sep. 2019 The kitchen is open to a casual dining area that also has a bay window and views of the backyard gardens. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Intricately remodeled home in Alamo’s Bryan Meadow area showcases a private playland," 9 Sep. 2019 Mine spend the summer in pots outdoors and the winter in the front row seat in the south-facing bay window. Bonnie Blodgett, Twin Cities, "Bonnie Blodgett: As the inside season arrives, here are some tips to help us all get along," 2 Nov. 2019 The afternoon light streams though the curved bay window over a piano that Ellington once played. Deneen L. Brown, Washington Post, "Pushed out," 21 Sep. 2019 This room also has a wet bar and full bathroom in addition to an oversize bay window. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: An amazing remodel in San Anselmo, part of Marin County’s recreational and art mecca," 16 Sep. 2019 The white kitchen features a Viking range, build-in Subzero refrigerator, farm sink and bay window., "Farmhouse style home in Barrington: $899,000," 2 July 2019 Listing agent Charles Ramsay of eXp Realty describes the home as having high ceilings, bay windows, hardwood floors, three bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. oregonlive, "Beautiful 130-year-old Lair Hill townhouse, once saved from the wrecking ball, is now for sale," 6 Sep. 2019 May 10, 1997 Sam Najjar notices condensation on the bay window in his living room forms the shape of the Virgin Mary with her arms spread open. Kori Rumore,, "Nine times people in Chicago saw the Virgin Mary: 'A sort of tangible, visible encounter with the divine'," 12 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of bay window

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of bay window was in the 15th century

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28 Nov 2019

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“Bay window.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of bay window

: a large window or set of windows that sticks out from the outside wall of a building

bay window

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Kids Definition of bay window

: a large window or a set of windows that sticks out from the wall of a building

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