sash weight


noun

a counterweight to a vertically sliding window sash.

Nearby words

  1. sash bar,
  2. sash chain,
  3. sash cord,
  4. sash ribbon,
  5. sash saw,
  6. sash window,
  7. sasha,
  8. sashay,
  9. sashimi,
  10. sasin

Origin of sash weight

First recorded in 1730–40

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British Dictionary definitions for sash weight

sash weight

noun

a weight used to counterbalance the weight of a sliding sash in a sash window and thus hold it in position at any height
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