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bay window

1. A large, protruding window that extends from the wall of a building and creates an alcove inside. Mom still decorates the bay window for every holiday.
2. slang A large and/or bulging stomach. If you don't get that bay window under control, you'll be asked to play Santa Claus this year!
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bay window

n. a belly; an abdomen. You are going to have to do something about that bay window.
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Adding a bay window isn't a big project square-footage-wise, but it's certainly a big project skill-wise.
The second showhome, the four-bedroom Auden, comes with a spacious lounge area with bay window, French doors to the back garden, an en suite to the master bedroom and a dressing area.
If you see anyone who you believe is suspicious on roofs or bay windows then contact police immediately and report it as a potential ongoing crime.
Features include entrance vestibule, hallway, staircase with a beautiful banister, oak floors, cloakroom, a sitting room with two feature arch windows, slate hearth, ceiling cornicing and picture rail, dining room with bay window and white wood oak flooring, breakfasting kitchen and family shower room.
The charming lounge has a wood panelled inglenook fireplace with original leaded light panel with coloured inset, substantial fireplace with canopy style open grate, tiled back and hearth with polished wooden fire surround and matching wooden window seats to either side, ceiling beams and leaded light bay window. In the dining room there is original wooden flooring, stone fireplace with stone back, hearth and inset flame effect gas fire, ceiling beams and deep leaded light bay window with French doors to the back garden.
The sizeable lounge has a deep five-sided bay window to the front.
A feature open fire with stone surround adds to the ambience of the lounge which also enjoys bay windows to both front and side, wooden flooring and exposed stonework.
Fabricated by Steel Window Service and Supplies, the original front bay windows were surveyed before being removed.
Bryn Polyn Mawr's elegant day rooms include a drawing room with high ceilings, moulding and cornicing and a pewter fireplace as well as fine Georgian bay windows, from which the Clwydian hills can ben seen, There is a bay window in the lounge and this room is warmed by a Jotul cast iron stove with yet another bay window in the dining room.
The result is a generously sized four-bedroom property with many period features including exposed beams, bay windows, open ?replaces, wooden ledge and brace doors with wrought iron door furniture.
As well as a garage, driveway for two cars and gardens to the front and rear, it has a hallway with cloakroom and two reception rooms with bay windows. The newly-fitted kitchen has built-in appliances, breakfast bar and fridge/freezer.
The vehicle crashed into two bay windows of a property on Woodland Road, Northfield, shortly after 8.30pm on Sunday.
The unit features 9' foot ceilings, 8' doors, as well as expansive views from the balcony and many of the bay windows that contribute to the plush feeling of the apartment.
Higher up on the walls is a continuous band of intricate timber bay windows. The traditional trefoil window arch expressed in timber is ubiquitous, along with corbelled timber dentils used as a supporting cornice.
The property, in the popular Northumberland village of Corbridge, includes a decked veranda and garden as well as a stunning conservatory-style dining kitchen extension with skylights Many original features have been retained such as stained glass in the entrance porch and feature bay windows as well as original Art Deco fireplaces.