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truth window
 n.— «A truth window is a common thing that’s built into these rice straw buildings, because actually when they are covered with stucco it’s very difficult to tell, other than the very sort of soft look that the building has.» —“Listener Builds Straw Bale Winery” by Frederica Churchill Living on Earth Nov. 29, 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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