Origin of dormer
Examples from the Web for dormer
One hope is that the winter storm is also making things more difficult for Dormer—if he is still in the mountains, that is.
Dormer said that Gilbert was in a hysterical state of mind on the night she vanished 19 months ago.
Last week, Dormer told The Daily Beast that a single killer was responsible for the slayings.
During a morning press conference, Dormer said he believed that Gilbert most likely fell into a drainage ditch and drowned.
"Don't call it hard names," put in Dormer Colville, generously.The Last Hope|Henry Seton Merriman
The last act disclosed an attic at the top of an old tenement, with dormer windows looking out on a wintry scene.Grace Harlowe's Plebe Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
It s in a cool, breezy corner with two dormer windows, and shaded by a maple tree with a family of red squirrels living in a hole.Daddy Long-Legs|Jean Webster
As in all houses of that date, that floor was in the roof, with dormer windows richly ornamented with carved stone pediments.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
Childless old Mrs. Dormer was delighted to listen, to feast her eyes on his comeliness, and to pet him to any extent he desired.The Great Miss Driver|Anthony Hope
British Dictionary definitions for dormer
Word Origin for dormer
Word Origin and History for dormer
1590s, originally "window of a sleeping room," from Middle French dormeor "sleeping room," from dormir "to sleep" (see dormant).