sill

Part of speech: noun

A horizontal timber at the bottom of a building, door, etc.

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Usage examples "sill":

  1. The window sill was low. - "The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way", Horatio Alger.
  2. Her heart was beating so violently that she pressed her hand to it, leaning against the door sill. - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
  3. He took the jar from the window sill and carried it to her. - "The Branding Iron", Katharine Newlin Burt.