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transom window

noun
1.
a window divided by a transom.
2.
transom (def 2).
Origin of transom window
1680-1690
First recorded in 1680-90
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  • The sunlight played through a transom window, falling strangely upon the blade of that poised razor.

    The Forged Note Oscar Micheaux

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