- a double-hung window with an upper sash smaller than the lower.
Also called front window.
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Examples from the Web for cottage window
It might be a candle in a cottage-window, and probably was; for it was too red for a jack-o'lantern.Lord Montagu's Page
G. P. R. James
His heart leaped for joy, for he knew it proceeded from his mother's cottage-window.
Archie did not speak; but his smile thanked her, and the flowers bloomed in the cottage-window for many days.The Orphans of Glen Elder
Margaret Murray Robertson
It was pleasant to sit on the bench outside the cottage-window, and watch him tend his roots and flowers.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series
Mrs. Henry Wood
Window-bole, "the part of a cottage-window that is filled by a wooden blind, which may occasionally be opened."The Proverbs of Scotland