from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A usually long, narrow box for growing plants, placed on or hung from a windowsill or ledge.
- noun One of the vertical grooves on the inner sides of a window frame for the weights that counterbalance the sash.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In carpentry, the vertical hollow upright of the window-frame prepared to hold the weights for a sliding sash.
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- noun a
narrowbox, filled with earth, placed on a windowsilland used for growing plants
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill
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