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

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 bay window that Hadley moved to frame the patio and birch trees, no longer faces the outside. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2022 On April 13, Ed Tomko Chrysler Jeep Dodge reported an unknown suspect threw a brick through a service bay window and stole two 2022 vehicles from the showroom. Cheryl Higley, cleveland, 23 Apr. 2022 The formal dining, with a bay window and crown molding, can accommodate a table for 12. Lauren Beale, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 Daughter Coleen Jondahl was the third generation to share the tradition of displaying a Christmas tree in front of the bay window in the living room. oregonlive, 12 Mar. 2022 From time to time, his children use the property, which has undergone a few renovations: most notably, the upstairs door to nowhere has been turned into a bay window. Anna Holmes, The New Yorker, 31 Jan. 2022 Beyond a trio of arches is a library with a fireplace, a double living room with a bay window, and a banquet-style dining room with extensive moldings, each with parquet floors and doors opening to a terrace or garden. New York Times, 26 Jan. 2022 This room will feature a bay window that looks out over the front lawn, as well as a pair of windows. Maya Homan,, 7 Jan. 2022 The second floor holds a bath with clawfoot tub, plus three bedrooms—one with a fireplace, bay window, and walk-in closet. Jon Gorey,, 30 Dec. 2021 See More

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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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6 May 2022

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“Bay window.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for bay window

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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