Dor"mer (?), ∨ Dor"mer win"dow (), n. [Literally, the window of a sleeping apartment. F. dormir to sleep. See Dormant, a. & n.] 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.


© Webster 1913.

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