Definition of sash window in English:

sash window


  • A window with one or two sashes which can be slid vertically to make an opening.

    • ‘On the first floor, the second double bedroom overlooks the back garden through a large sash window.’
    • ‘Here, the solitary bedroom is a good sized double with a built-in wooden wardrobe and a large sash window which lets in plenty of light.’
    • ‘A large sash window and a fanlight ensure that plenty of light filters through.’
    • ‘This room is decorated in dusky pink colour with another sash window.’
    • ‘The first reception room is a living room to the front of the house with a marble fireplace, high ceiling and sash window.’
    • ‘The existing shell of the buildings has been retained, and where it was not possible to retain all of the existing windows, new sash windows to match the original specification were fitted.’
    • ‘The double bedroom features built-in wardrobes and a sash window, while the bathroom has a bath and shower.’
    • ‘I had already been to bed and found it impossible to sleep, despite having the sash window entirely open.’
    • ‘This room is partially tiled in white and there is a large sash window overlooking the back garden.’
    • ‘There are also polished wooden floors and a sash window with its original shutters.’
    • ‘The living room's sash windows were replaced with floor-length double windows.’
    • ‘The house has been completely renovated and has a new roof, refitted kitchen, cornice work, pine floors, sliding sash windows and electric security gates.’
    • ‘This beautifully proportioned room spans the width of the house and has views over the square through a deep bay window and a shuttered sash window.’
    • ‘On the first floor is an L-shaped drawing room with triple sash windows and double doors to the principal bedroom and an en suite bathroom.’
    • ‘Then I got a man round to give us a quote for installing double-glazed sash windows.’
    • ‘To the right is the sitting room, which overlooks the front garden through a new sash window.’
    • ‘All of the apartments will have en suite shower rooms, custom designed kitchens, fitted wardrobes, large timber sliding sash windows and ten foot high ceilings.’
    • ‘Although the building has been modernised throughout it still retains all of its original Georgian features including large reception rooms, cornice work, fireplaces and sliding sash windows.’
    • ‘The living room also includes an original marble fireplace with cast iron inset and a full length sash window.’
    • ‘The bright drawing room, which overlooks the front garden through an original sash window, has been painted in pale olive tones and has fitted bookshelves on either side of the fireplace.’


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