picture window love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large, usually single-paned window that provides a broad outside view.

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

  • n. a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)


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  • On the west side of the hallway was a picture window overlooking the old Cook County Jail and the newer Department of Corrections lockups that made up a vast campus of brick and stone buildings surrounded by coiled razor wire fencing.

    Defending the Damned

  • But if Mrs. Murphy wasn't there, we lined up on the concrete-block wall under the big glass picture window and slowly sipped from the thin-neck bottle, an RC Cola onlyan RC Cola, making it last, making that sound Dad made when he took the first swallow from a beer.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • The receptionist intervened with stern talk of back-to-back appointments, but the upshot of his friendly interference was that she eventually conducted Nora into a spacious office with a huge picture window that looked out over the glittering Waitemata Harbour.

    Mistress For A Weekend

  • He had always refused to sell it, though, liking the way it complemented the rest of the room, which was wood-panelled and slightly austere, although it did have a huge picture window that looked out over the river.

    Pregnant by the Millionaire

  • Our tree was lit up, and it shone through the large picture window of our home in military quarters at Port Hueneme.

    CSS: Christmas Cheer

  • He was dressed in a long, bright-red dashiki, and apparently nothing else, and it swirled around him as he stepped back from the door to motion us in, and then walked in rapid little steps toward a huge picture window that looked out on the water.

    Dexter in the Dark

  • Danny went pins and needles, squeezed between the hedge and the front wall and scissor-walked over to a large picture window covered by velvet drapes.

    The Big Nowhere

  • A large picture window on the far side caught my attention, and I crossed the space to take in the view: I was looking out at a lush lawn with pigeons and squirrels and azalea bushes in bloom.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Flower-filled window boxes had been affixed to the one large picture window and the two smaller barred windows on either side of the gray metal door.

    Whispers At Midnight

  • When Evelyn turned on a lamp, I noticed that their thirty-two-inch television, which used to sit in front of the large picture window in the living room, was missing.

    Street Judge


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