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fan window

noun, Architecture.
a window having a fanlike form with radiating sash bars, used especially as a fanlight.
Origin of fan window
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This feature is a round "fan window" framed by a circle of bricks in the center of the gable end of the building's front wall.

    The Fairfax County Courthouse Ross D. Netherton

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