\ 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
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

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sashed \ ˈsasht How to pronounce sashed (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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The first known use of sash was circa 1678

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“Sash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sash. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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Kids Definition of sash

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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



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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