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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
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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.
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.
For over a hundred and fifty years hot joints, potatoes, greens, and apple puddings had been served to generations of country gentlemen, and now, sitting at a table in the hollow of the bow window, Ralph and Mary took their share of this perennial feast.
Her eyes, in fact, scanned both sides of the street, and for one second were raised directly to the bow window in which Ralph stood; but she looked away again instantly without giving any sign that she had seen him.
We hurried up to where he was standing in a nook, shaped something like a small bow window.
The master suite has bow windows looking out over the garden and has a dressing room, big bathroom and adjoining nursery.
We etched ourselves into attics, awnings, altars, crawl spaces, cupolas, outhouses, wash houses, bay and bow windows, barns, beams, damasked walls, sheds, shutters, gutters--anything you want to name.
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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.