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Jesse window

Syllabification: Jes·se win·dow

Definition of Jesse window in English:

noun

A church window showing Jesus' descent from Jesse, typically in the form of a Jesse tree.
Example sentences
  • The east window of the north aisle is a beautiful Jesse window, at first sight to all appearance nearly perfect.
  • Some large remaining parts of a Jesse window are in the North aisle East window and many smaller pieces in various other windows.

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