window tax

noun

history a tax on windows in houses levied between 1696 and 1851

Nearby words

  1. window envelope,
  2. window sash,
  3. window seat,
  4. window shade,
  5. window shopping,
  6. window-dresser,
  7. window-dressing,
  8. window-shop,
  9. windowglass shell,
  10. windowing

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