bow window


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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 ?
And it was all very nice - the large, sunny room; his deep, easy-chair in a bow window, with pillows and a footstool; the quiet, watchful care of the elderly, gentle woman who had borne him five children, and had not, perhaps, lived with him more than five full years out of the thirty or so of their married life.
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. Against the wall of this recess were placed three stone chests, each about two feet square.
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 large lounge has a bow window overlooking the front garden and an attractive log effect living flame fire in a minster style fire surround.
Its lounge/dining room has a bow window to front and French doors to the rear garden.
It has a spacious reception hall, a living room with a bow window, extended dining room and kitchen.
The front door opens to a large and bright entrance hall which provides access to all the ground floor accommodation, including a drawing room which has a set of French doors leading to the rear patio area, as well as bow window which looks out over the front of the property.
The cottage features a large, vaulted living space with a mezzanine along with a generous kitchen with a feature bow window looking out towards the harbour wall.