window seat

Definitions

  • The three children try to get Saï to move from the window seat
    The three children try to get Saï to move from the window seat
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n window seat a bench or similar seat built into a window recess
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Window seat a seat arranged in the recess of a window. See Window stool, under Stool.
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Usage

In literature:

She found an empty seat, and shrugged close to the window.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
At the upper end, under one of the windows, were ranged five seats on a dais, with a long baize-covered table before them.
"None Other Gods" by Robert Hugh Benson
He seated himself on the window-sill, where he could see her with the day upon her.
"The Helpmate" by May Sinclair
Positively shuddering, I knelt against the window seat and watched the day come with a hitherto unknown terror.
"The Heart's Kingdom" by Maria Thompson Daviess
Durrance rose from his seat and walked to the window before he answered.
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
She ran then and threw herself in a passion of tears upon a window-seat in the corner.
"Then I'll Come Back to You" by Larry Evans
Helen Muir from her seat at the window looking into the thick leafage of the trees saw him turn at the entrance and heard him mount the steps.
"Robin" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
She found no difficulty in getting away alone, for Beryl, in the sulks, had buried herself in the deep window-seat of the library.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
Then he rose from his seat, and moved over to the window.
"The Triumph of John Kars" by Ridgwell Cullum
Hiram took a seat by a window overlooking Kearny Street.
"The She Boss" by Arthur Preston Hankins
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In poetry:

"Princess, on that far window-seat,
Go, sit thee down and wait,
While I ask nursie for a sheet,
Or maybe six or eight."
"The Two Bears" by Carolyn Wells
"Look!" The whispered awe enhances
With a thrill their merry treat;
As one readeth grim romances,
In a sunny window-seat
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
He search'd the chamber o'er and found,
Upon the window seat,
A note that made his bold eye quail,
And guilty bosom beat.
"A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
She sits upon the window-seat,
Musing in mournful silence there,
While on her brow the sunbeams meet,
And dally with her golden hair.
"The Fading Flower" by William McKendree Carleton
You’re sitting on your window-seat,
Beneath a cloudless moon;
You hear a sound, that seems to wear
The semblance of a tune,
As if a broken fife should strive
To drown a cracked bassoon.
"The Music-Grinders" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
King’s daughter sitting in tower so high,
Fair summer is on many a shield.
Why weepest thou as the clouds go by?
Fair sing the swans ’twixt firth and field.
Why weepest thou in the window-seat
Till the tears run through thy fingers sweet?
"The Raven And The King's Daughter" by William Morris

In news:

Who knew adding a day bed to a space – or a window seat for that matter – could be so simple.
Stepping in from the Museum's new atrium, guests enter the lounge, in foreground, before being seated in the dining area near a wall of windows.
On the way down I sat in a window seat, and a blond woman sat in the aisle seat.
Erykah Badu's nude stroll through Dallas for her low-budget " Window Seat " video will end up costing the singer $500 in fines.
Badu speaks out about ' Window Seat ' video.
Media Room Stuffs Sub into Custom Window Seat .
This family/media room addition maintains its elegance with speakers crafted into the custom cabinetry, and window seat .
Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat.
Experiencing Erykah Badu's "Window Seat".
Badu speaks out about 'Window Seat' video.
Build This Book Nook & Window Seat.
Media Room Stuffs Sub into Custom Window Seat.
This family/media room addition maintains its elegance with speakers crafted into the custom cabinetry, and window seat.
They say he was arrested and handcuffed, but managed to roll down a window and get to the driver's seat, and then took off.
Two additional bedrooms , each with a fun window seat, share a Jack-and-Jill bath across the home.
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