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 rear of the house, with a great swoopy asymmetrical balcony and bay window off the upper floors, also looks impeccable. Christopher Bonanos, Curbed, "Why Hasn’t Anyone Bought This William Lescaze House?," 5 Jan. 2021 The train cars from the Union Pacific rail line are visible from the big bay window behind the bar. Luke Johnson,, "How Taysom Hill's hometown of Pocatello, Idaho defined him and led him to New Orleans," 28 Nov. 2020 Currie said the police still have the chip from the camera in the bay window. Carisa Cegavske, oregonlive, "GOP headquarters in southern Oregon vandalized again, 6th attack," 8 Oct. 2020 The listing is spare on details, but the 854-square-foot house includes hardwood floors, a bay window and a garage tucked below. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, "The Most Popular Listings of July," 20 Aug. 2020 The one-story home features updated windows and a spacious study off the kitchen, which offers white cabinetry, granite countertops and a breakfast area with a bay window and built-ins. Dallas News, "Lakewood | Lake Highlands office showcases four homes," 16 Aug. 2020 Dawn’s room has a charming enclave made possible by a bay window, complete with various colorful sheers and house plants. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, "Inside the Set Design of Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club," 8 July 2020 Open the handsome, glass-and-wood front door and find a decorative bay window that spans most of the window wall in large living room. Janet Eastman | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "See the beautiful details of a restored 1908 Craftsman in Historic Irvington," 25 May 2020 Hardwood flooring continues into the adjacent formal dining room, which has a large bay window. Julie Lasky, New York Times, "$1.7 Million Homes in Wisconsin, Arizona and New Jersey," 4 Mar. 2020

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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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18 Jan 2021

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“Bay window.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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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

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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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