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- n. Alternative form of dormer-window.
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- n. a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
- n. the window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window
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She walked to the little dormer window and leaned out to look at the gray castle, far up the street, with its dull and lichen-covered walls.
Michael Harsch, waiting for the lights, looked idly down the irregular line of houses – a tall, narrow one running up to four storeys with a dormer window in the roof; the square front of a shabby hotel with its sign of the Ram swinging tarnished just over the heads of the passers-by; farther on a little squat, two-storied house with its old woodwork painted emerald green, and over the door in gold letters two foot high, the word Teas.
The room was on the top floor and the liny dormer window seemed designed to keep out the summer breezes rather than to let them in.