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- n. A windowed, street-facing compartment in which a selection of a store's merchandise is displayed.
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- n. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
- n. a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
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A cross was burned in front of Parfumerie Devalier, blackening its show window and charring its door.
Moreover, with Christmas hardly a week away, the quaint little perfume-bottle nativity scene that had graced Madame Devalier's show window every December for as long as Priscilla could remember was nowhere in sight.