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sash window

noun

Definition of sash window

British

  1. :  a window that can be opened either by sliding the bottom half up or by sliding the top half down



Word by Word Definitions

sashplay
  1. :  a band worn about the waist or over one shoulder and used as a dress accessory or the emblem of an honorary or military order

  1. :  the framework in which panes of glass are set in a window or door

    :  such a framework together with its panes forming a usually movable part of a window

windowplay
  1. :  an opening especially in the wall of a building for admission of light and air that is usually closed by casements or sashes containing transparent material (as glass) and capable of being opened and shut

    :  windowpane

    :  a space behind a window of a retail store containing displayed merchandise


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