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cottage window

noun
1.
a double-hung window with an upper sash smaller than the lower.
Also called front window.
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  • There was a glow of firelight through his cottage window, but no candle.

    A Singer from the Sea Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • A faint glimmer of coming dawn lightened the cottage window.

    Now It Can Be Told Philip Gibbs
  • Before Trudaine could answer, Lomaque looked out of the cottage window.

    After Dark Wilkie Collins
  • This was no affair of cottage window gardens, and a distribution of prizes.

    In the Wrong Paradise Andrew Lang
  • It was nearly midnight when the man appeared at the cottage window.

    From the Ranks Charles King
  • As she went on, she saw that it shone from a cottage window.

    My First Picture Book Joseph Martin Kronheim
  • Rose was sitting at work, in the seat of the cottage window.

  • A short doorway, for instance, looks higher where the portière is hung in straight folds; so also with a cottage window.

    Color Value C. R. Clifford
  • Suddenly, a long distance in front of them, a light flashed out, as though a candle had been placed in a cottage window.

  • Catty Clowrie looked out of the cottage window, and laughed a voiceless laugh, to see the captain's blank consternation.

    A Changed Heart May Agnes Fleming

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