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This website makes references to a number of terms that may not be familiar to you. Use the links below to explore this glossary.

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flat-floored roofless area adjoining or built into a building



small square block used in series in a pediment


Display Window

large single window often found on the lower level of houses



roof structure in the shape of a portion of a sphere



barrier in a wall opening that swings open to a space beyond the opening



roofed projection from a sloping roof often with a window


Double-Hung Window

window with two sashes arranged vertically that opens by sliding the upper sash down or the lower sash up

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