Definitions of bayou

  1. a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The outlet of a lake, a channel for water. (Amer.). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Offshoot from a river or lake, forming a separate stream, as the Atchafalaya. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. A sluggish inlet or outlet of a lake or bay. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for bayou

  1. When Bayou turned to listen again, Odeluc was saying- Impossible! – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  2. They are dragging the bayou down below the house. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester