Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wind-screen; a shelter from wind.
- n. A windscreen.
- From French (Wiktionary)
“Mr. Borrione has set out to create "a fairytale atmosphere for the Alice [in Wonderlands] of today," in rooms dominated by a striking modern silver interpretation of the paravent screen, dividing the bedroom from the study behind with its writing desk.”
“Ca fait une sorte d'effet ombrage derriere un paravent de papier.”
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For stuff to simply reside.
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