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See also: dormer window
- An upright window built from a sloping roof.
1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, chapter I, in The House Behind the Cedars:
- He walked slowly past the gate and peered through a narrow gap in the cedar hedge. The girl was moving along a sanded walk, toward a gray, unpainted house, with a steep roof, broken by dormer windows.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:dormer-window.
upright window in a roof