American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band or ribbon worn about the waist as part of one's clothing or over the shoulder as a symbol of rank.
- v. To put a band or ribbon about (the waist).
- n. A frame in which the panes of a window or door are set.
- v. To furnish with a sash.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The framed part of a window, in which the glass is fixed; also, a similar part of a greenhouse, etc. In windows they either open and shut vertically, or are hung upon hinges so as to swing open like doors. The former are called
sliding sashes, and the latter French sashes, or casements.
- n. The frame in which a saw is put to prevent its bending or buckling when crowded into the cut.
- To furnish with sash-windows.
- n. A long band or roll of silk, fine linen, or gauze, wound round the head by Orientals in the manner of a turban; also, in modern times, a band or scarf worn over the shoulder or round the waist for ornament. Sashes are worn by women and children (less frequently by men), and by military officers as badges of distinction, and are a regular part of certain costumes. They are usually of silk, variously made and ornamented.
- To dress or ornament with a sash or sashes.
- n. A decorative length of cloth worn as a broad belt or over the shoulder, often for ceremonial or other formal occasions.
- n. The opening part of a window usually containing the glass panes, hinged to the jamb, or sliding up and down as in a sash window.
- n. software, graphical user interface A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A scarf or band worn about the waist, over the shoulder, or otherwise; a belt; a girdle, -- worn by women and children as an ornament; also worn as a badge of distinction by military officers, members of societies, etc.
- v. To adorn with a sash or scarf.
- n. The framing in which the panes of glass are set in a glazed window or door, including the narrow bars between the panes.
- n. In a sawmill, the rectangular frame in which the saw is strained and by which it is carried up and down with a reciprocating motion; -- also called
- v. To furnish with a sash or sashes.
- n. a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
- n. a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame
- Arabic شاش (šāš, "muslin cloth"). (Wiktionary)
- Arabic šāš, muslin; akin to Hebrew šēš, byssus, fine linen, both probably from Egyptian šs, linen.Alteration of French châssis, frame (taken as pl.); see chassis. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Satin sash is called "My Moments" by Offray, from the WalMart craft section, with matching satin bows and roses, will wrap around twice like an obi-belt and still have enough to make a big bow in the front.”
“The white ruffle at the hem of the skirt plus the white satin sash give it so much more interest than if everything were pink.”
“Without the satin sash, this garment is nice and loose but still has some shape.”
“It seems that in some places the subdeacon limited himself to removing it for the epistle, the deacon, however, to wearing it like a sash from the Gospel until after Communion.”
“At that time rather the deacon only on penitential days, on which he would wear the the planeta in the manner of a sash from the Gospel onwards, wound the stole around in the form of a sash, together with the planeta.”
“An assistant fastened a name sash over Tokai's left shoulder, and seconds later the candidate appeared atop the van -- roughly 10 feet off the ground.”
“But the under-bust sash is done, and I just need to embroider it with some sort of patterns.”
“Spooner chose the high-neck option, but gave her dress wrist-length sleeves, decorated the skirt with ribbons instead of tucks, and included gathered sleeves, a satin sash, and a detachable train – none of which were suggested by Butterick.”
“So I crept swiftly back into the verandah, got the loaded revolver, stuck it and F — 's hunting-knife into the muslin sash of my dressing-gown, and was out again behind the bush in a moment.”
“Banning Cocq's red sash rhymes with the red uniform of the guard loading his musket, at left, and the guard blowing residual powder out of his weapon's pan, at right.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘sash’.
Please contribute your favorite words from any of Gene Wolfe’s books to this prize-winning list.
In case you come across words in this list which are too commonplace to fit in, please ...
Arabic loanwords in English are words acquired directly from Arabic or else indirectly by passing from Arabic into other languages and then into English. Most entered one or more of the Romance lan...
Words and terms associated with the Scouting (and Guiding) Movement: Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, Cubs, Brownies, Venturers, etc. come one and all!
an immense, grandiloquent list that loads like a thousand years sentence in stone. new words are in the other lists.
Looking for tweets for sash.