bay window

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  1. an alcove of a room, projecting from an outside wall and having its own windows, especially one having its own foundations.: Compare bow window, oriel.

  2. Informal. a large, protruding belly; paunch.

Origin of bay window

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

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British Dictionary definitions for bay window

bay window

  1. a window projecting from the wall of a building and forming an alcove of a room: Sometimes shortened to: bay See also bow window, oriel window

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