from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A single piece of glass prepared for a window, to be put in a lead sash, as of a decorative window.
  • n. The whole of a piece of sash with lead bars prepared to fill a light, that is, a separate window-space.


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  • The sunlight streaking through the lead-light windows illuminates the ornate cornicing, oak panelling, Robert Adams-style fireplaces and stainless steel rails where soon will hang the latest collection of the London-based designer who turned the 'red carpet' into his own private celebrity galaxy. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Certainly a stunning piece of architecture and engineering, however it's not comparable to a building that takes hundreds of years to complete, with generations of Masons, artists, sculptors, carvers, carpenters, lead-light glaziers, all putting their sole into the building. Stories / Popular

  • There’s a softly glowing amber light beside the bed, an antique-looking dresser and stool, crystal wind chimes hanging in front of a closed lead-light window.

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