window

[ win-doh ]
/ ˈwɪn doʊ /

noun

verb (used with object)

to furnish with a window or windows.
Obsolete. to display or put in a window.

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Origin of window

1175–1225; Middle English windoge, windowe<Old Norse vindauga, equivalent to vindrwind1 + augaeye

OTHER WORDS FROM window

win·dow·less, adjectivewin·dow·y, adjectiveun·win·dowed, adjectivewell-windowed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for window

window
/ (ˈwɪndəʊ) /

noun

verb

(tr) to furnish with or as if with windows

Word Origin for window

C13: from Old Norse vindauga, from vindr wind 1 + auga eye 1
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Medical definitions for window

window
[ wĭndō ]

n.

A fenestra.
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Idioms and Phrases with window

window

see out the window.

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