sash weight


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sash weight

n
(Building) a weight used to counterbalance the weight of a sliding sash in a sash window and thus hold it in position at any height
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Noun1.sash weight - a counterweight for a sliding sash
counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, balance - a weight that balances another weight
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Terminal tackle consists of a heavy sash weight up to several pounds anchoring a pre-made multi-hook dropper rigs with glow beads and circle hooks.
You'll never again have to "prop up the summer breeze" with a stick, or stir up the mouse nests in an old sash casement as you fish around after an iron sash weight lost when a brittle old sash cord snapped.