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cottage window

a double-hung window with an upper sash smaller than the lower.
Also called front window. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Archie did not speak; but his smile thanked her, and the flowers bloomed in the cottage-window for many days.

    The Orphans of Glen Elder Margaret Murray Robertson
  • His heart leaped for joy, for he knew it proceeded from his mother's cottage-window.

  • It might be a candle in a cottage-window, and probably was; for it was too red for a jack-o'lantern.

    Lord Montagu's Page G. P. R. James
  • Window-bole, "the part of a cottage-window that is filled by a wooden blind, which may occasionally be opened."

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • It was pleasant to sit on the bench outside the cottage-window, and watch him tend his roots and flowers.

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