- 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
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Historical Examples of window box
And Kay kicked the window-box, and knocked two roses from the rose-bush.
And to our great joy the window-box was in position when we got home again.
At any rate it was clearly proved that the window-box had fallen.
The window-box had fallen to the ground, and had put the burglar to flight—that is, if there had been one.
I invest in the plants that are told me to be best adapted to window-box culture.Amateur Gardencraft
Eben E. Rexford
- 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