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window

[ win-doh ]
/ ˈwɪn doʊ /
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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for window

window
[ wĭndō ]

n.

A fenestra.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with window

window

see out the window.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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