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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually long, narrow box for growing plants, placed on a windowsill or ledge.
  • n. One of the vertical grooves on the inner sides of a window frame for the weights that counterbalance the sash.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a narrow box, filled with earth, placed on a windowsill and used for growing plants

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of the hollows in the sides of a window frame for the weights which counterbalance a lifting sash.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In carpentry, the vertical hollow upright of the window-frame prepared to hold the weights for a sliding sash.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill

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