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window sash

the frame holding the pane of a window.
Origin of window sash
First recorded in 1755-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The lower portion of the window sash and pane were gone too.

  • And with that the Doctor closed his window sash with a bang.

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • About this end of the enclosure are piles of window sash and kegs of nails.

    The Americans Edwin Davies Schoonmaker
  • Yesterday he went upstairs and fixed a window sash in her bedroom.

  • The wind was surely rising, and its moan shook the window sash.

    In a Mysterious Way Anne Warner
  • The window sash was raised an inch, another, and gradually to the top.

  • His hand went out for a saving hold on the window sash; flame licked at it.

    When the Sleepers Woke Arthur Leo Zagat
  • Part of a railroad tie carried the window sash and curtains in with it and landed on the piano.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • A window sash on three sides for light, a board being placed beneath them, on which to keep copies and slates.

British Dictionary definitions for window sash

window sash

a glazed window frame, esp one that opens
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