Muntins

muntin

[muhn-tn]
noun
1.
Also called sash bar. a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash. See diag. under double-hung.
2.
(formerly) a vertical bar in a window sash.
3.
a stile within the frame of a door or the like.

Origin:
1300–50; earlier mountan, montan, Middle English mountaun, mountain < Middle French montant, noun use of present participle of monter to mount1; compare Dutch munting

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muntin (ˈmʌntɪn)
 
n
another name (esp US) for glazing-bar
 
[C17: variant of C15 mountant, from Old French montant, present participle of monter to mount1]

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