bay window

noun

1
: a window or series of windows forming a bay in a room and projecting outward from the wall
2

Examples of bay window in a Sentence

he shopped the company's big and tall line for shirts to fit his bay window
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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“Bay window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bay%20window. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

bay window

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

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