sash

noun (1)
\ ˈsash How to pronounce sash (audio) \

Definition of sash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a band worn about the waist or over one shoulder and used as a dress accessory or the emblem of an honorary or military order

sash

noun (2)
plural sash also sashes

Definition of sash (Entry 2 of 2)

: the framework in which panes of glass are set in a window or door also : such a framework together with its panes forming a usually movable part of a window

Other Words from sash

Noun (1)

sashed \ ˈsasht How to pronounce sash (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of sash

Noun (1)

circa 1678, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1681, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sash

Noun (1)

Arabic shāsh muslin

Noun (2)

probably modification of French châssis chassis (taken as plural)

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“Sash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sash. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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sash

noun
\ ˈsash How to pronounce sash (audio) \

Kids Definition of sash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a broad band of cloth worn around the waist or over the shoulder

sash

noun

Kids Definition of sash (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a frame for a pane of glass in a door or window
2 : the movable part of a window

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