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Origin of sill
OTHER WORDS FROM sillsill-like, adjectiveun·der·sill, noun
Words nearby sill
Definition for sill (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for sill
No note, noglass of water, just sunlight left to chill on the edge of a window sill.Recalling a pandemic year with poetry and machine learning art|Seth Blanchard, Shikha Subramaniam, Leo Dominguez|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Within a few weeks, Midea learned that a compact air conditioner that saddles snugly on the window sill, blocks out noise and saves energy could entice many American consumers.Chinese hardware makers turn to crowdfunding as they look to go global|Rita Liao|April 9, 2021|TechCrunch
You can place drawers on any existing shelves or sills, or just put them on the floor, a chair, or a table.The best closet organizer: Storage ideas to simplify your life|PopSci Commerce Team|March 17, 2021|Popular Science
So it comes as no surprise that Covid-19 has inspired a revival in gardening, with many people working out their anxieties in backyard plots, potted plants, or herb-lined window sills.The science behind why people turn to gardening to cope with stress|Anne Quito|January 24, 2021|Quartz
I walked slowly back into my study, which faces Washington Square, and leaned on the window sill.
Tessie leaned back on the open window-sill and began very seriously.
We stood in the open doors with one foot resting on the sill and an elbow cocked on the roof, looking cool.
Another journalist begged him to do a sill walk live on stage then and there, but he demurred.
In February 1909, at age 79, he toppled drunk from his saddle at Fort Sill, Okla.The Bin Laden of His Day? A New Biography of Geronimo|Marc Wortman|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Robert went over and seated himself on the broad sill of one of the dormer windows.
They stood outside the window and the cook passed them their coffee and a roll, which they drank and ate from the window-sill.
Her soft murmuring voice has stolen into his brain; he hears it in the drip, drip of the rain on the sill outside.Uncanny Tales|Various
One long and wearisome evening, as we sat on the drawing-room window-sill kicking our heels, Peter came in and found us.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
She smoothed out each finger and thumb before she spoke, and laid them on the window-sill.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater