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bow window

 (bō)
n.
A bay window built in a curve.

bow window

(bəʊ)
n
(Architecture) a bay window in the shape of a curve

bow′ win′dow

(boʊ)
n.
a rounded bay window.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bow window - a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a housebow window - a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house
oriel, oriel window - a projecting bay window corbeled or cantilevered out from a wall
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Translations

bow window

nErkerfenster nt

bow window

[ˌbəʊˈwɪndəʊ] nbow-window m inv
References in classic literature ?
Some ten days after the above ceremony, three young men of our acquaintance were enjoying that beautiful prospect of bow windows on the one side and blue sea on the other, which Brighton affords to the traveller.
He ventured to differ, however, about the Corinthian columns which were to cling like leeches to the frames of the bow windows, saying that, for his part, he liked to relieve the facade by a bit of decoration.
Built by a retired admiral in the early years of the nineteenth century, the curving bow windows of the front, now filled with reddish-yellow light, suggested a portly three-decker, sailing seas where those dolphins and narwhals who disport themselves upon the edges of old maps were scattered with an impartial hand.
The last sight of Captain B- I had was as he nodded his head to me out of the bow window when I turned round to close the front gate.
The three of us stood in the bow window and occupied ourselves in admiring the magnificent view.
Not long ago, about the closing in of an evening in autumn, I sat at the large bow window of the D Coffee-House in London.
We hurried up to where he was standing in a nook, shaped something like a small bow window.
Contract notice: Joinery works - refurbishment of bow windows in bordeaux.
In Georgian times Lord Street was lined by shops with bow windows, similar to Liverpool's only surviving shop from this period on Wavertree High Street.
Both the dining room and living room provide amazing views of the countryside through bow windows while a wood burning stove keeps things cosy in the living room, standing on a raised quarry tiled hearth with beamed surround.
If you're thinking of updating your home, then get in touch with the long established Strong Bow Windows, based at Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
In return, they'll be entered to win $5,000 worth of free bay windows, bow windows, sliding glass doors, and many other items from Modern Window's ever growing selection of quality products.