noun a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
Dor"mer, Dor"mer win"dow noun
Literally, the window of a sleeping apartment. F. dormir
to sleep. See Dormant
- (Arch.) A window pierced in a roof, and so set as to be vertical while the roof slopes away from it. Also, the gablet, or houselike structure, in which it is contained.
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