noun (in Canada)
the financial centre of Toronto, in which Canada’s largest stock exchange is situated
the financial interests and powers of Toronto
bay street had flooded in the course of the storm, as did Long Island Avenue.
Hamptons Residents Reel as Superstorm Sandy Recedes Emily J. Weitz October 30, 2012
He walked slowly down Parliament to bay street, which is the principal business avenue of the town, running parallel to the shore.
Fighting for the Right Oliver Optic
At the time of his arrival in Jacksonville, bay street was paved with blocks and there were no hard surfaced streets in the city.
Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States Work Projects Administration
We had swerved again to the north, where the Powell car-line curves into bay street, and were headed direct for the wharves.
The Million-Dollar Suitcase Alice MacGowan
Most of the principal stores were on bay street, their storehouses stretching out on the wharf.
The Red Cross in Peace and War Clara Barton
bay street, as we pass it, recalls one of the early breweries of York.
Toronto of Old Henry Scadding
I was in town day before yesterday, and, while walking along bay street, I felt something licking my hand.
A Little Florida Lady Dorothy C. Paine
I paid the boatman a quarter, and we walked up to bay street.
Down South Oliver Optic
The post-office is on bay street, nearer the northern than the southern end of the street.
Down South Oliver Optic
There were far more blacks than whites down on bay street, but here there were nothing but blacks on every side.
Pieces of Eight Richard le Gallienne
a city in SE Texas, on Galveston Bay. Historical Examples We left Magnolia; and went first to Baytown and then to the North. Daisy Elizabeth Wetherell So we headed for a place we’ll call Baytown, though that wa’n’t the name of it. Cape Cod Stories Joseph C. Lincoln Indeed, this winter my aunt was not […]
- Bay tree
laurel (def 1). California laurel (def 1). Historical Examples To crown this chapter then, tho in the last place, (for so finis coronat opus) we reserve the bay tree. Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) John Evelyn It was that episode under the bay tree, when she was only a little girl. The Readjustment Will Irwin […]
- Bay village
a city in N central Ohio.
- Bay window
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. Informal. a large, protruding belly; paunch. Historical Examples The Emperor, having said just what was needful, retired to the seclusion of his bay window. The Intriguers William Le Queux He […]