sash cord

  1. a cord for connecting a vertically sliding window sash with a counterweight.

Origin of sash cord

First recorded in 1770–80
  • Also called sash line .

Words Nearby sash cord Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sash cord in a sentence

  • If the reel is made to wind up 4 ft. of line to each revolution and the sash-cord shaft is 3/4 in.

  • His own eye was a hawk's for loose fences, loose slates, badly-hung gates, even a broken sash-cord.

    Foe-Farrell | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Nothing but the best plaited cotton sash-cord should be used.

    Convenient Houses | Louis Henry Gibson
  • Attach the sash cord and find its proper length by experiment.

    Carpentry and Woodwork | Edwin W. Foster
  • Much broken glass and a couple of sash weights fastened to ends of rotten sash cord lay upon the floor.

    Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp | Percy Keese Fitzhugh

British Dictionary definitions for sash cord

sash cord

  1. a strong cord connecting a sash weight to a sliding sash

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