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  • n. A typically soft seat placed in a recess, for a window, in a wall, and filling the recess.


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  • General Folsom, nursing his capacious paunch in a window-seat in the smoking-room was defending himself against half-a-dozen excited gentlemen who were demanding that he should do something.


  • One day, in the window-seat near the big piano — you remember how she could play?


  • “I must say,” said Buckingham, entering unannounced and dropping lazily onto the tufted window-seat, “befriending the wife is not a strategy I have seen before.”

    Exit the Actress

  • I am writing this tucked into a window-seat, wrapped in a coverlet, with the castle finally asleep.

    Exit the Actress

  • I remained in the cushioned window-seat next to Ruby, who had been startled from her afternoon nap.

    Exit the Actress

  • I am writing this in the little curved window-seat in my bedroom.

    Exit the Actress

  • Wrapped in my counterpane, I am curled in the window-seat.

    Exit the Actress

  • Instead of readying for bed, she came and sat in the window-seat.

    Exit the Actress

  • Anne Lowe , veteran flight attendant: The folks in the aisle seat can lean toward the aisle, and the window-seat passenger has the window to lean on.

    So Who Gets the Armrest?

  • Another key feature: Out are pull-down window shades and in are electrochromatic shades that allow flight attendants and window-seat passengers to dim windows to a range of settings with the push of a button.

    On ANA Dreamliner, Bidets and Bigger Windows Await


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