Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The horizontal member at the base of a window opening.

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  • noun The horizontal member protruding from the base of a window frame

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  • noun the sill of a window; the horizontal member at the bottom of the window frame

Etymologies

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window +‎ sill

Examples

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  • Take a look around you

    The spring has sent the sound of rain upon your windowsill

    So grab your coat and play a song for me.

    ((My girl's got) Miraculous technique, by Belle and Sebastian)

    November 24, 2009

  • "I found on one of the window-sills a number of absurd little dancing figures, like these upon the paper"

    (The Adventure of The Dancing Men
    by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

    August 22, 2015