dormer-window

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dormer-window (plural dormer-windows)

  1. 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.

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