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Definition of Windowpane


  1. See Pane, n., (3) b.
  2. A thin, spotted American turbot (Pleuronectes maculatus) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued as a food fish. Called also spotted turbot, daylight, spotted sand flounder, and water flounder.

Windowpane Quotations

Good writing is like a windowpane.
George Orwell

It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
George Orwell

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world.
Grace Paley
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