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lattice window


a type of window with small panes set in diagonally crossing metal strips


Older homes with casement windows or those with bowers will commonly bear a crisscrossed lattice window design.

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  • I go but to my lattice window to listen to the birds, for hark!

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • A pipe of quaint design is cold upon the lintel of the lattice window.

    They and I Jerome K. Jerome
  • Sometimes I see him clothed in mail, riding beneath my lattice window.

    Second Plays A. A. Milne
  • Once more the moonbeams peeped in at her lattice window, and Janet smiled, put on her fairest gown, and combed her yellow locks.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • Wide she opened her lattice window and, leaning out, she hearkened to the song of the gay goshawk.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • Then the lady, left alone, closed her lattice window and went up to her own room followed by her maidens.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • Barbara pushed open the lattice window as wide as it would go, and leaned out breathlessly.

  • His room was on the ground floor, and had a lattice window which opened like a door into the back premises.

    The Settler and the Savage R.M. Ballantyne
  • I came to, to find myself lying in bed, in a little room lit by a lattice window, through which was a view of rolling purple moor.

    Upsidonia Archibald Marshall
  • Catherine, however, knew no fears, and enjoyed the privacy of her quaint little bedroom with its sloping roof and lattice window.

    The Honorable Miss L. T. Meade

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