bay window

noun

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

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The master bedroom features original crown molding, has two closets and a front-facing bay window. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: One of a Kind: Single-level Alamo home with detached guesthouse undergoes an incredibly sophisticated update," 24 June 2019 The area also holds a formal eat-in space near bay windows that offer views of the surrounding area. Houston Chronicle, "McNaught Mansion offers views of lake," 14 May 2013 The cafe’s stage, set into a bay window, had a striped vintage armchair that seemed more appropriate for children’s storytelling hours. Emily Witt, The New Yorker, "How Andrew Yang’s Robot Apocalypse Can Heal a Divided Nation," 18 July 2019 The adjacent casual dining area is spacious and features a bay window with garden views. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Privacy, beauty and a backyard sanctuary can be yours at this Mediterranean-style cul-de-sac home," 16 July 2019 The apartment itself is a whitewashed and airy 350 square meters, or about 3,750 square feet, and is lightly furnished and has large bay windows. Raphael Minder, BostonGlobe.com, "What’s it like to live in Barcelona’s most famous Gaudí home? A bit inconvenient," 29 June 2019 One of his creations included a home for former Chrysler president K.T. Keller, which had an Elizabethan design that included a bay window and arched entryway. Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press, "Palmer Woods: A guide to Detroit neighborhood's history, architecture," 12 Oct. 2017 Clad in light shades of yellow and green, the second story holds a master suite with bay windows and an office. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Actress Glenn Close brings bucolic New York farmhouse to market," 18 June 2019 The master suite holds one of five fireplaces, as well as bay windows and a bathroom with teak floors and hydronic heating. sacbee, "The Dude is selling: Take a look at Jeff Bridges’ Montecito home that’s for sale," 4 June 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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bay window

noun

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

noun
\ ˈbā-\

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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