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Definition for sills (2 of 3)
Origin of sill
OTHER WORDS FROM sillsill-like, adjectiveun·der·sill, noun
Definition for sills (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for sills
Sills, or intrusive sheets, are bed-like masses which have been thrust between the planes of sedimentary or even of igneous rocks.
The sills stand 4 feet above the ground, and a raised driving way to the doors admits the loads of grain and forage into it.Rural Architecture|Lewis Falley Allen
A floor is formed of saplings, connected to the sills, thus preventing them from spreading.Rustic Carpentry|Paul N. Hasluck
A carpenter doesn't make his doors or his sashes, his sills or his windows; he simply puts together other people's work.The Shadow|Mary White Ovington
Every house it tech, it carry de planks and shingles and sills and joists 'way wid it.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration