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sash window

a window consisting of two sashes placed one above the other so that one or each can be slid over the other to open the window
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  • He walked down by the sash window to the corner of the room, and then returned.

  • I waited till six, and as I went out opened near this door a sash window, having removed the iron shutters.

    Masques & Phases Robert Ross
  • Mrs. Whitman stood at a door which had a sash window, looking at the attack on Mr. Sanders.

  • The old merchant opened the iron-lined shutters, which were so familiar to him, and threw up the lower half of the sash window.

  • A noise, as if a sash window were gently raised, was heard; and soon afterwards the door softly opened.

    Oliver Twist, Illustrated Charles Dickens
  • Jules looked out mechanically for the pinks, and found them on the outer sill of a sash window between two filthy drain-pipes.

    The Thirteen Honore de Balzac

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