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British Dictionary definitions for garret window

garret window

noun
  1. a skylight that lies along the slope of the roof
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Historical Examples

  • And now I noticed my Bergelchen looking after us from the garret-window.

    Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • He rose, backed into the garret-window of the room, beckoned Arthur to come there, and stood looking at him thoughtfully.

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • To be sure, cried a sleepy-faced carpenter, casting an approving look at the garret-window.

  • "To be sure," cried a sleepy-faced carpenter, casting an approving look at the garret-window.

  • Meanwhile, some forty yards away from the bridges, a light shone from the garret-window of a low-built house.