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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A window having a semicircular outline and a sash formed of radial bars. Compare fan-shaped window, under fan-shaped.


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  • Then a door opened softly, a white vision stole into the little entry lighted by the fan-window, above, seized the book and stole back.

    Coniston — Volume 01


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