sash

1
[ sash ]
/ sæʃ /

noun

a long band or scarf worn over one shoulder or around the waist, as by military officers as a part of the uniform or by women and children for ornament.

verb (used with object)

to furnish or adorn with a sash: a dress sashed at the waist.

Origin of sash

1
1585–95; dissimilated variant of shash (turban of) muslin < Arabic shāsh
Related formssash·less, adjective

Definition for sash (2 of 2)

sash

2
[ sash ]
/ sæʃ /

noun

a fixed or movable framework, as in a window or door, in which panes of glass are set.
such frameworks collectively.

verb (used with object)

to furnish with sashes or with windows having sashes.

Origin of sash

2
1675–85; back formation from sashes (plural), dissimilated variant of shashes chassis
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British Dictionary definitions for sash (1 of 2)

sash

1
/ (sæʃ) /

noun

a long piece of ribbon, silk, etc, worn around the waist like a belt or over one shoulder, as a symbol of rank

Word Origin for sash

C16: from Arabic shāsh muslin

British Dictionary definitions for sash (2 of 2)

sash

2
/ (sæʃ) /

noun

a frame that contains the panes of a window or door

verb (tr)

to furnish with a sash, sashes, or sash windows

Word Origin for sash

C17: originally plural sashes, variant of shashes, from chassis
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