sash cord

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. saseno,
  2. saser,
  3. sash,
  4. sash bar,
  5. sash chain,
  6. sash ribbon,
  7. sash saw,
  8. sash weight,
  9. sash window,
  10. sasha

Origin of sash cord

First recorded in 1770–80

Also called sash line.

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Examples from the Web for sash cord

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



British Dictionary definitions for sash cord

sash cord

noun

a strong cord connecting a sash weight to a sliding sash
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