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Window, an opening in a building for the admission of light and air, or rather the frame covering it (cf. Bay-window, Chamber-w., Church-w.)“:” Lucr. 1089. Sonn. 24, 8. Gent. II, 4, 181. IV, 2, 16. Ado II, 2, 18. III, 3, 144. Mids. III, 1, 58. All's II, 3, 224 “(w. of lattice).” IV, 1, 60. R2 III, 1, 24. V, 2, 5 “(from --s' tops).” V, 2, 5 H4B II, 2, 87. H6A III, 1, 84. Troil. I, 2, 120 “(compassed w.).” Cor. II, 1, 226. Rom. I, 1, 126 “(the golden w. of the east).” Rom. I, 1, 126 II, 2, 2. III, 5, 41. Caes. I, 1, 44. II, 1, 36. III, 2, 264. Cymb. II, 2, 25. V, 4, 81. Per. IV, 6, 117. “enter at her w.” Gent. III, 1, 113. Mids. I, 1, 30. Hml. IV, 5, 50. “in at the w.” John I, 171 (a proverbial expression applied to illegitimate children). “in at his --s,” Caes. I, 2, 320. “talk with a man out at a w.” Ado IV, 1, 85. Ado IV, 1, 85 “look out at w.” Merch. II, 5, 41 (Q1 at a w.). “looking out at the w.” Shr. V, 1, 32. Shr. V, 1, 32 “it would not out at --s nor at doors,” John V, 7, 29.
Metaphorically applied to wounds: “these --s that let forth thy life,” R3 I, 2, 12 (not the usual and natural passage; cf. John I, 171 and V, 7, 29).*to eyes: “thou through --s of thine age shalt see . . . thy golden time,” Sonn. 3, 11. “the w. of my heart, mine eye,” LLL V, 2, 848. cf. Sonn. 24, 8. to eyelids: “her two blue --s faintly she upheaveth,” Ven. 482 (cf. Blue). “ere I let fall the --s of mine eyes,” R3 V, 3, 116. “thy eyes' --s fall,” Rom. IV, 1, 100. “downy --s, close,” Ant. V, 2, 319. “the enclosed lights, now canopied under these --s,” Cymb. II, 2, 22.
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