French window


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

Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of French window was in 1780

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Cite this Entry

“French window.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

French window

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