Definition of Picture window
1. Noun. A large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view).
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Literary usage of Picture window
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"It is by the expenditure of such care and labor that the soul and body of our picture-window are brought together ; but, before the union is made permanent, ..."
2. Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of the County and City (1850)
"Affecting to be an Early English picture window, it wholly wants the essential characteristic of an Early English picture window,—the grandeur arising from ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Lit Digest 55:25 Jl 21 '17 picture window. BH Smith. II Sunset 37: 43-4 D '16 Planning to live In a window. MM Keck. ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The oldest painted picture-window that has survived the action of time is one representing the Ascension in the cathedral of Le Mans, which is believed by ..."
5. Windows: A Book about Stained & Painted Glass by Lewis Foreman Day (1897)
"The test of a good picture-window is, how the mullions affect the design. If to take them away would make it look foolish, then it has probably been ..."