French window

noun

Definition of French window

: a pair of casement windows that reaches to the floor, opens in the middle, and is placed in an exterior wall

First Known Use of French window

1780, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of French window was in 1780

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“French window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/French%20window. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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French window

noun

English Language Learners Definition of French window

: a pair of windows that have many small panes and that reach to the floor and open in the middle like doors

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