double-hung


double-hung

double-hung [duhb-uh l-huhng] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. (of a window) having two vertically sliding sashes, each closing a different part of the opening.
  2. (of a window sash) sliding vertically, with a counterweight on each side.

Origin of double-hung First recorded in 1815–25 Examples from the Web for double-hung Historical Examples of double-hung

  • The rear windows on the 41 first floor are 9-over-9 lights in double-hung wooden sash.

    Green Spring Farm

    Ross Netherton

  • In the east and west wings of the house, the front windows are 6-over-6 lights in double-hung wooden sash.

    Green Spring Farm

    Ross Netherton

  • In the central block, the front doorway is flanked by French windows, with 12-over-9 lights in double-hung wooden sash.

    Green Spring Farm

    Ross Netherton

  • British Dictionary definitions for double-hung double-hung adjective

    1. (of a window) having two vertical sashes, the upper one sliding in grooves outside those of the lower

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