persiennes


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persiennes

(ˌpɜːsɪˈɛnz)
pl n
(Architecture) outside window shutters having louvres to keep out the sun while maintaining ventilation. Also called: Persian blinds
[C19: from French, from persien Persian]
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I wondered in what part of the building was situated her apartment; and a single light, shining through the persiennes of one croisee, seemed to direct me to it.
Juin rouge baillant derriere les persiennes closes et les pupitres fermes.
Bouanini's L'hopital is coming out next year from New Directions, andEmma Ramadan recently received a PEN/Heim grant to translate Bouanani's Les Persiennes.
Remplacement des menuiseries extrieures bois, remplacement des persiennes, remplacement des chssis des escaliers.
Aucun mystere femme antichambre Tu empestes la plisanterie Dans le sommeil des persiennes closes Egratignees d'un regard voyou (41) (10)
Une affiche fenetre ouverte sur le mur du cinema africain et arabe et dont les persiennes edentees par endroit refletent bien la disparite de la production.
Fenetres qui ressemblent a des persiennes et sont constituees de lames de verre orientables.
In the poem "Le Soleil," by contrast, the sun dominates the scene, and the view to the windows is blocked by persian blinds ("Les persiennes, abri des secretes luxures") (1: 83).