Blank wall


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a wall in which there is no opening; a dead wall.
Blind wall, etc. See under Blank, Blind, etc.

See also: Blank, Wall

References in classic literature ?
He talked so eloquently about the blank wall outside his bedroom window, that I'm sure he will never support life here without it.
On the blank wall at my left the dark, old-fashioned wall-paper was covered by a large map of ancient Rome, the work of some German scholar.
Here the fellow tore frantically at what appeared to be but a piece of the blank wall opposite the single window.
Simon de Montfort turned to look at him, but the blank wall of his lowered visor gave no sign of the thoughts that passed beneath.
Every night they talked over what they had seen, and their own dull, uneventful life took a warmth and a coloring from their neighbors as a blank wall reflects a beacon fire.
As to what such sacrifice was now to be made to, here Newman stopped short before a blank wall over which there sometimes played a shadowy imagery.
A blank wall faced it, a green-grocer's shop shared with a wonderful, cellar-like public-house the honour of its more immediate environment.
The other idea that had come into my head was connected with a high blank wall which appeared to confine an expanse of ground on one side of the house.
Nothing on earth can stop me now," he added, and paused, looking fixedly at his wife, who was looking fixedly at a blank wall.
And then from beyond the blank wall beside which I lay I heard the shuffling of feet, the snarling of grim beasts, the clank of metal accoutrements, and the heavy breathing of a man.
They call up an image of a blank wall, which clashes with perception of the picture.
Feeling his way along the narrow ledge, Bradley came presently to a blank wall that stretched out over the water swirling beneath him, as far as he could reach.