1. A shortened name for the Guide
to Reference Books, co edited by Robert Balay.
2. A term that can be used to describe
feeling associated with
having to study or write a reseach paper.
3. A term used to express frustration with
Shannon: Michelle, I have a wicked case
of the Balay.
Michelle: I had a case
of the Balay last week. Damn Baxter and his useless assignments!