Sash meaning

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A band or ribbon worn about the waist as part of one's clothing or over the shoulder as a symbol of rank.
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A frame in which the panes of a window or door are set.
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An ornamental band, ribbon, or scarf worn over the shoulder or around the waist, often formally as a symbol of distinction.
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A frame holding the glass pane or panes of a window or door, esp. a sliding frame.
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Such frames collectively.
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To furnish with sashes.
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A decorative length of cloth worn as a broad belt or over the shoulder, often for ceremonial or other formal occasions.
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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.
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(software, graphical user interface) A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.
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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; the gate.
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To adorn with a sash or scarf.

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To put a band or ribbon about (the waist).
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To furnish with a sash.
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Origin of sash

  • Arabic šāš muslin Hebrew šēš byssus, fine linen both probably from Egyptian šs linen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of French châssis frame (taken as pl.) chassis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Arabic شاش (šāš, “muslin cloth").

    From Wiktionary