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window sash

noun
  1. the frame holding the pane of a window.
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Origin of window sash

First recorded in 1755–65
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Examples from the Web for window sash

Historical Examples of window sash

  • She clutched the window-sash as if she wished to slam it closed again.

    Death of a Spaceman

    Walter M. Miller

  • It is used in heavy framing as in bridges, in wagon-making, in window-sash, etc.

    Handwork in Wood

    William Noyes

  • "I expend a good deal of panes at my work," as the glazier said to the window-sash.

  • Breathless with excitement, she tried the window-sash with her hand.

    Norston's Rest

    Ann S. Stephens

  • Why, he'd have slammed you through the window and utterly ruined a hundred dollars' worth of window-sash and stuff.'

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)


British Dictionary definitions for window sash

window sash

noun
  1. a glazed window frame, esp one that opens
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