from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Architecture A large window or series of windows projecting from the outer wall of a building and forming a recess within.
  • n. Slang A protruding belly; a paunch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A window space projecting outward from the main walls of a building and forming a bay in a room.
  • n. A protruding belly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A window forming a bay or recess in a room, and projecting outward from the wall, either in a rectangular, polygonal, or semicircular form; -- often corruptly called a bow window.
  • a protruding abdomen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In architecture, properly, a window forming a recess or bay in a room, projecting outward, and rising from the ground or basement on a plan rectangular, semi-octagonal, or semi-hexagonal, but always straight-sided.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house
  • n. slang for a paunch


From bay + window. (Wiktionary)


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