1. A shortened name for the Guide to Reference Books, co edited by Robert Balay.
2. A term that can be used to describe the unwanting feeling associated with having to study or write a reseach paper.
3. A term used to express frustration with academic asigments.
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!