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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 ?
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.
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.
Doors leads from here into a good sized utility and from there into the attractive kitchen/breakfast room with bow window.
But come June 5, Nick drops everything to sit at a table for two in the bow window of Whitby's famous Magpie Cafe.
It's likely very few people remember the 'peas and soss' shop known as The Old Bow Window in Briggate.
Features in the lounge include a bow window, stairs to the first floor and a stylish fireplace fitted with a real flame effect electric fire.
LOCATED in the heart of the highly sought after area of Freshfield, this attractive family home has a driveway and garage to the front and extensive gardens, patio area and pergola to the rear Inside, the ground floor briefly comprises an entrance hall, extended front lounge with feature bow window, a rear lounge leading to a dining room with feature cast iron fireplace and French doors to the garden and a spacious breakfast kitchen with integrated appliances.