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storm window

a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against drafts, driving rain, etc.
Also called storm sash.
Origin of storm window
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There was no curtain, and the blind had not been drawn down, therefore the earth looked in at the storm-window.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • The room had a storm-window, of which the lattice stood open.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for storm-window

storm window

an additional window fitted to the outside of an ordinary window to provide insulation against wind, cold, rain, etc
a type of dormer window
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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