window box


noun

a box for growing plants, placed at or in a window.
a hollow space in a window frame for a sash weight.

Origin of window box

First recorded in 1880–85
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Related Words for window box

pot, vase

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British Dictionary definitions for window box

window box

noun

a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
either of a pair of vertical boxes, attached to the sides of a sash window frame, that enclose a sash cord and counterbalancing weight
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