high-light window


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high-light window

A window or row of windows set high up in the wall; also called a clerestory window. See also: French window
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clerestory, clerestory window

clerestory, 2 A
1.An upper zone of wall pierced with windows that admit light to the center of a lofty room.
2. A window so placed. (See illustration p. 218.)
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