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window blind

Origin of window blind
1720-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Through the crack in the window-blind Marietta saw that Asaph was still under the tree.

    A Chosen Few Frank R. Stockton
  • "You are like the children," he said, playfully, while he pulled down the window-blind.

    The Dead Secret Wilkie Collins
  • I had forgotten to draw my curtain, which I usually did, and also to let down my window-blind.

    Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte
  • Then she pulled down my window-blind and drew the curtains together.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • She gave a wistful look at that star before she drew down the window-blind.

    A Vanished Hand Sarah Doudney
  • Thus the rays of the sun glide to the earth as if they had passed between the slats of a window-blind.

  • The window-blind was not drawn, and broad moonbeams poured through the panes.

    Shirley Charlotte Bront
  • Some mysterious phenomenon on the window-blind at her right hand attracted her attention, and she looked round, half startled.

    The Price of Love Arnold Bennett
  • The window-blind was not down and he had a fairly good view of the room.

  • I have already referred to the beautiful and pathetic saying of Mr. Barrie that every window-blind is the curtain of a tragedy.

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