Recent Examples of sill from the Web
Some of the shop owners had to wipe blood from window sills.
String cranberries to hang from your window sills; create bouquets of long, slender branches from small trees or shrubs; hang handmade ornaments or white lights.
Yet on a kitchen sill, a science experiment that Ms. Edmundson had started with her daughters shortly before the storm showed signs of life.
Set windows on the porch or in existing window sills to give the house a spooky look.
By evening the water was at the sill of the Paseks’ back door.
The high door sills and low seats make this chore No Country for Old Men.
Her head hit a window sill, knocking her unconscious.
Water rose to the sill of the front door but never went any further, Augustin said.
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Origin and Etymology of sill
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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