Definition of bight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bight

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//baɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//baɪt//
 
 
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a long curved part of a coast or river the Great Australian Bight Word Origin Old English byht ‘a bend or angle’, of Germanic origin; related to bow1.
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