bay window


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bay window \Bay" win"dow\
   1. (Arch.) 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.

   Syn: bay window, bow window, bow-window.
        [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

   2. a protruding abdomen. [informal]

   Syn: belly, paunch, pot, potbelly, corporation, tummy.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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