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garret window

a skylight that lies along the slope of the roof
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  • Rachel looked out across the miles of roofs which lay below her garret window.

    Red Pottage Mary Cholmondeley
  • She leaned far out and shook her fist from the garret window.

    The Indian's Hand Lorimer Stoddard
  • It was visible up there at the garret window for only half a minute; yet Ruth knew it was no hallucination.

    The Corner House Girls Grace Brooks Hill
  • He would have preferred to pass the day at his garret window, watching his idol.

    The Mesmerist's Victim Alexandre Dumas
  • The mighty Peter eyed him from his garret window in grim silence.

  • She even perched on the ledge of the garret window to get a better view.

    In the West Country Francis A. Knight
  • My room is small and poor, with a garret window in the shape of a semicircle.

    Short Stories Fiodor Dostoievski
  • At a bound I was up in the attic, at another I flew to the garret window.

    Six Women and the Invasion Gabrielle Yerta
  • Oh, how hot it was in that little room just under the slates, with one garret window and the sun pouring in.

    Spring Days George Moore
  • The farmer's boy went up to his room over the wood-shed, and got in at the garret window, and brought out the pumpkin-glory.

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