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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 big gates of steel are placed in frames to close these openings just as a window sash is placed in its frame.

    The Panama Canal Frederic Jennings Haskin
  • The lower portion of the window sash and pane were gone too.

  • Jenny was leaning her forehead against the window sash, and looking vacantly out on the bay.

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

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • And across the living room the window sash went up with a thump.

    The World Beyond Raymond King Cummings
  • Yesterday he went upstairs and fixed a window sash in her bedroom.

  • Floors are laid on the porch and in the house, and doors hung and window sash fitted in the same manner as in an ordinary house.

  • The window sash was raised an inch, another, and gradually to the top.

  • It had vanished into a crack, I'd never have dreamed a small crevice in a window sash could hold such an extraordinary creature!

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch
British Dictionary definitions for window sash

window sash

a glazed window frame, esp one that opens
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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