window-box

window box

noun
1.
a box for growing plants, placed at or in a window.
2.
a hollow space in a window frame for a sash weight.

Origin:
1880–85

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window box
 
n
1.  a long narrow box, placed on or outside a windowsill, in which plants are grown
2.  either of a pair of vertical boxes, attached to the sides of a sash window frame, that enclose a sash cord and counterbalancing weight

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