- the frame holding the pane of a window.
Origin of window sash
First recorded in 1755–65
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Examples from the Web for 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
"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)
- a glazed window frame, esp one that opens
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