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  • n. an outside door with glass panes, serving as a window and a door

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Window.
  • n. a casement window in two folds, usually reaching to the floor; -- called also French casement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a French door situated in an exterior wall of a building


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  • She stood in the French window of the drawing-room and looked across the valley to Nunspardon.

    Scales of Justice

  • Fox’s hand was on the knob of the French window when beyond it the beam of Sergeant Oliphant’s torchlight shot across the dark and the man’s face was illuminated.

    Scales of Justice

  • Fox had gone to the French window and had made a majestical signal to the sergeant, who now came into the drawing-room.

    Scales of Justice

  • Rose led the way through the French window into the drawing-room, where Alleyn found an out-of-drawing conversation piece established.

    Scales of Justice

  • Sunlight shafted in from the shoved-aside curtains on the French window at the hall’s end, glittering on shards of glass near the broken window and glinting from shell casings littered around a large, dark, and ragged circle staining the carpet.

    Etched in Bone


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