window seat

noun
1.
a seat built beneath the sill of a recessed or other window.
2.
a bench having two arms and no back.

Origin:
1745–55

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window seat
 
n
1.  a seat below a window, esp in a bay window
2.  a seat beside a window in a bus, train, etc

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Evo was already in the window seat, looking out the sliding door.
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