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Synonyms for dormer

a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window

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Dormer is being badgered out of his mind - big as he is - and he hasn't intellect enough to resent it.
I hire a country-boat and go down river from Thursday to Sunday, and the amiable Dormer goes with me - if you can spare us both.
Bobby, the Captain of a dhoni, with Private Dormer for mate, dropped down the river on Thursday morning - the Private at the bow, the Subaltern at the helm.
After six hours, Dormer paced to the stern, saluted, and said -" Beg y' pardon, sir, but was you ever on the Durh'm Canal?
As the evening fell, Private Dormer broke forth, speaking to himself -
Private Dormer popped his head out of his blanket and gazed at the glory below and around.
Private Dormer was allowed to celebrate his repulse of Death by strong waters.
And the Hospital Orderly was so satisfied with the justice of the punishment that he did not even order Private Dormer back to his cot.
The following applications were received by Middlesbrough Council: Ref: M/FP/0948/14/P Address: 38 Hutton Road, Middlesbrough Proposal: Part-single storey/ part first-floor only extensions at rear, two pitched-roof dormers to front and one flat-roof dormer at rear.
THE Council has made the following decisions: Conditional permission: N Graham, extension to existing dormers to front |and rear and new dormer to rear, 124 Newsome Road South, Newsome.
There was no historic evidence to demonstrate this property would have had, or was intended have, two dormers and it was felt the second dormer would impact negatively on the terrace as a whole by contradicting the established rhythm of dormer per property.
Dormers can be placed on the rear, front or side of the property (but you'll need planning permission if your conversion faces a road).
She was told that the increase was because of the dormers on the house.
The dormers in its tiled roof are a surprise, because that type of dormer is usually found in thatched roofs.
Articles from back issues of Fine Homebuilding magazine treat the complex challenges presented by adding attics, dormers, and skylights to expand living spaces while protecting the roof and home's style.