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- n. A large window at the front of a shop, behind which items for sale are displayed.
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- n. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
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Judge Crowdy Lobbett, the well-known American visitor, narrowly missed a serious accident when a taxicab mounted the pavement outside his hotel in the Strand and crashed into a shop window this morning at twelve o’clock.
Even worse, the dark, narrow street Harry could see through the dusty shop window was definitely not Diagon Alley.
He also found a guitar that it wrenched his heart to pass by, and, walking away from the shop window and up the long stairway of Columbus Avenue, Jason knew in his heart that his brother would find a way to go back for it if it cost him every penny of his dinner money for the rest of their stay and he had to live on hard-boiled eggs in the hotelroom.
The front of Dr Ellis’s house was no different in structure from the shops beyond it, but the large shop window was painted a dingy brown colour half-way up, and in the middle of this expanse of brown the doctor’s name and hours for consultation were clearly set out in gold letters of considerable size.