Antonyms for embrasure

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Gregory and his daughter were talking together in the embrasure of a window.

On every embrasure and gallery, on every terrace and platform, it was the same.

Lady Stafford is sitting within the embrasure of the window.

The gun fired through an embrasure or loophole in the wall of the room.

She sat with him in the adjoining room, in the embrasure of the window, for the rest of the evening.

But her aunt, turning her back to her, moved into the embrasure of the window.

Miltoun was standing in the embrasure of a window above the terrace.

And motioning her husband to a chair, she sat down in the embrasure of a window.

They were adobe bricks, and the embrasure enabled him to tell their thickness.

From the embrasure of his prison Carlos looked upon the terrible spectacle.

WORD ORIGIN

1702, from French embrasure (16c.), from Old French embraser "to cut at a slant, make a groove or furrow in a door or window," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + braser "to cut at a slant."

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