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BAY. Is an enclosure to keep in the water for the supply of a mill or other contrivance, so that the water may be able to, drive the wheels of such mill. Stat. 27 Eliz. c. 19.
     2. A large open water or harbor where ships may ride, is also called a bay; as, the Chesapeake Bay, the, Bay of New York.

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The two bedrooms, also featuring bay windows, have double fitted wardrobes in each.
This well proportioned space has a wide and deep canted bay window in the side and a recess within the chimney breast having a cast iron multi-fuel burning stove, slate hearth, wood effect laminate flooring extending through into the breakfast kitchen.
A burglar smashed a front bay window then crawled in through the glass while the owner was sat in the room.
GENEROUS reception rooms are provided in this spacious semi-detached family residence The stone and rendered house has attractive features with an oak-panelled entrance hall, spindled balustrade, bay windows to reception rooms and a private enclosed rear garden.
were forced out on to the street last night when fire broke out within a third-floor bay window wall.
ASTRONAUT Nicholas Patrick has helped bolt an enormous new room with bay window on to the International Space Station.
Downstairs there is a spacious lounge with elegant bay window to the front which leads through double doors into a separate dining room.
A wide opening leads into the rear reception which also benefits from a bay window, this time overlooking the garden.
At other times of the year, the dining room with its bay window and fire set in a pine fireplace with clay tiled earth, is the family place to eat.
The kitchen, with a front-facing bay window and French doors to the back garden, is designed on a black and white theme, with ceramic floor and wall tiles.
It includes a UPVC front entrance door through to a square hallway leading to the lounge which has a feature fireplace and bay window to the front.