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Dormer Window

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The window of an attic standing out from the slope of the roof. (O. French, dormeor=a sleeping room formerly fitted with windows of this kind.)        

“Thatched were the roofs, with dormer windows.”

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Longfellow: Evangeline, part i. stanza 1.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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