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sash window

noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for sash window

Historical Examples

  • He walked down by the sash-window to the corner of the room and then returned.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

  • The window on the landing-place, which was a sash-window, was open.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • Our rambles came to a close; the visitors went away; I re-entered the house through the sash-window of Forman's study.

    A Strange Story, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He threw open a sash-window, and stepped down upon the terrace as he spoke.

  • Mr. Dugdale walked in composedly through the sash-window, beaming around him a sort of general smile.

    Agatha's Husband

    Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)


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