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Windoore, Waindur(e, n. [e.m.E. wyndoore (1542), wyndoor (1582), altered f. window by association with door.] A window. —(a) 1662 Hossack Kirkwall 347.
That all the inhabitants caus dight thair gutteris and wainduris, under the paine of fourtie schillings ilk contravener
(b) 1672 Soc. Ant. XIV 330.
Windoores and doores fynlie arched with streight pends
1699 Rothesay B. Rec. 526.
He is to make up two new doores and to make up the windoores sufficient

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