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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

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lt;B The Prince of Wales unveils a new stained glass window, on the theme of Welsh legends, during his visit to Myddfai Community Hall in Myddfai, Llandovery, yesterday Ben Birchall
There is a strong community spirit and between us we are endeavouring to raise funds to recover the cost of the restoration of the antique Victorian stained glass windows to the church, which were stormdamaged about 18 months ago.
It's of a stained glass window commemorating the visit of King Edward I to the Priory of St Mary and St James the Great, in Birkenhead.
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Sarah Glover has designed a stained glass window for St Hilda's Church in Cowcliffe.
The tour started by viewing the beautiful and often overlooked stained glass window honoring Florence Nightingale.
VANDALS have smashed a 200-year-old stained glass window at a city centre church.
RAF Valley rescuers have thanked two artists who created a stained glass window in their honour.
The employee was sitting on a sofa near a glass window when the black cab swerved off Colmore Row and smashed into the front of Icici Bank, at around 4.
Painted/Fired > Stained: Some pieces of stained glass are simply cut from a sheet of colored glass and leaded into a stained glass window.
But something else miraculously survived: The stained glass window with the welcoming image of Jesus.