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1. Glazed light over a door, often with a semicircular or other type of curved top, with radiating glazing-bars suggesting the shape of an open fan, also called sunburst-light, common in British C18 houses. From c.1800 batswing and tear-drop designs were introduced.

2. Any glazed light over a door, fan-shaped or not, or any upper part of a window hinged to open.


Sambrook (1989)

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