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  • adj. Without curtains.

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  • adj. not provided with curtains


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  • But I like to welcome the evening light through uncurtained windows.


  • It was invincibly cheerful, a toyland of white and pastel houses whose bright, uncurtained windows winked blandly through a dappling of green and yellow leaves … A man running down these streets in desperate grief was indecently out of place.

    Suburbs of Our Discontent

  • The oil lamp was taken away, and what little light the uncurtained casement provided was enough to show a comfortless, low-ceilinged room with a single bedstead.

    The Dressmaker

  • My gaze panned rows of uncurtained windows with flower vases, photo frames, and office knickknacks lined up on the indoor sills.

    Silver Zombie

  • It's not just that everyone's uncurtained front window must be visible so that you can take a photo of a misbehaving cop.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • The curtains were drawn over the east window looking out over the harbour mouth, but the alcove with the oriel north window was uncurtained.

    Movie Night

  • Creeping in its shadow I reached a point whence I could look straight through the uncurtained window.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • Daylight streaming through the uncurtained window revealed the full extent of the wreckage I had only dimly realized the night before; smashed furniture and crockery littered the room, and the massive paired candlesticks lay like fallen logs in the midst of a tangle of torn hangings and scattered bedclothes.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • The result was a house of built-in conveniences and furniture, uncluttered space, unvarnished oak, uncarpeted floors, whitewashed walls, uncurtained windows, and an open plan (to allow for the circulation of healthy air) in which clean, straight lines and smooth surfaces predominated.

    Where Mother Saw Best

  • By clear moonlight through the uncurtained window, we saw a man making love to his wife.

    Buzzine » Julie Fowlis


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