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French window

a pair of casement windows extending to the floor and serving as portals, especially from a room to an outside porch or terrace.
Origin of French window
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then, having locked the front door and the French window of the sitting-room, they proceeded again to the cellar.

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  • At that moment there was a quick, curt rap on the French window, and both Racksole and the Prince glanced round startled.

    The Grand Babylon Hotel Arnold Bennett

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