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 Dorinda,Dornock. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dormer Window.
 
The window of an attic standing out from the slope of the roof. (O. French, dormeor=a sleeping room formerly fitted with windows of this kind.)
       
“Thatched were the roofs, with dormer windows.”
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Longfellow: Evangeline, part i. stanza 1.
 


 Dorinda,Dornock. 

 
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