sash


sash

noun

  1. 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)

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

noun

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

verb (used with object)

  1. to furnish with sashes or with windows having sashes.

noun

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

noun

  1. a frame that contains the panes of a window or door

verb (tr)

  1. to furnish with a sash, sashes, or sash windows

n.1strip of cloth, 1590s, originally in reference to Oriental dress, “strip of cloth twisted into a turban,” from Arabic shash “muslin cloth.” Meaning “strip of cloth worn about the waist or over the shoulder” first recorded 1680s. n.2framed part of a window, 1680s, sashes, mangled Englishing of French châssis “frame” of a window or door (see chassis). French word taken as a plural and -s trimmed off by 1704. Sash-weight attested from 1737.

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