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cottage window

a double-hung window with an upper sash smaller than the lower.
Also called front window. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He strode swiftly up the village street and saw through the cottage window that the lamp was lighted on the table.

    The Treasure of Heaven Marie Corelli
  • A faint glimmer of coming dawn lightened the cottage window.

    Now It Can Be Told Philip Gibbs
  • He strode on until the light from the cottage window gleamed out upon the night, and his way led over the field.

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

  • There was no friendly light from any cottage window to guide her, no sheep-bell or halloo of herd-boy.

    Faithful Margaret Annie Ashmore
  • 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
  • There was a glow of firelight through his cottage window, but no candle.

    A Singer from the Sea Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • It was very dark outside, as Mark groped his way along; but a muffled light showed him where the cottage window was.

    Nearly Lost but Dearly Won Theodore P. Wilson
  • A few years ago a man was summoned at Bradford on a charge of wilful damage by breaking a pane of glass in a cottage window.

    Domestic folk-lore T. F. Thiselton-Dyer
  • Can just see feeble light in cottage window, apparently miles off.

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