- a pair of casement windows extending to the floor and serving as portals, especially from a room to an outside porch or terrace.
Origin of French window
First recorded in 1795–1805
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- (sometimes singular) British a pair of casement windows extending to floor level and opening onto a balcony, garden, etcUS and Canadian name: French doors
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