of a window
: having an upper and a lower sash that can slide vertically past each other

Examples of double-hung in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most homes have between 15 and 30 windows, and the national average cost of a new double-hung window is $608. Sara Kendall, Miami Herald, 22 May 2024 The primary bedroom has a ceiling that follows the home’s Gambrel roofline, two double-hung windows, and a French door to a deck that runs the length of the house and overlooks Straits Pond. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 9 Aug. 2023 The crew refinished hardwood floors, refurbished double-hung windows, and even repaired hardware on cabinets in the dining room and butler’s pantry. Jeastman, oregonlive, 1 Aug. 2023 The 330-square-foot bedroom is positioned in the front of the home, and six double-hung windows coupled with neutral paint and carpeting make the room very bright. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 26 July 2023 At the front of the house are two smaller bedrooms (165 and 238 square feet, respectively), each with a pair of double-hung windows. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 5 July 2023 The larger of the two comes with four double-hung windows and a water view, while the smaller has three. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 24 May 2023 Twelve nine-over-one, double-hung windows line the combined kitchen and living and dining areas, while round windows accent each end. John R. Ellement, BostonGlobe.com, 3 May 2023 There are 27 window types in this product line, including corner, bay, double-hung, and single-hung windows, plus 10 different door styles. Bridget Degnan, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-hung was in 1823

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“Double-hung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-hung. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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