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windowsill

noun win·dow·sill \-ˌsil\

: a narrow shelf that is attached to the bottom of a window

Full Definition of WINDOWSILL

:  the horizontal member at the bottom of a window opening

First Known Use of WINDOWSILL

1703

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

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