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4 letters words from 'sash'


3 letters words from 'sash'

SHA 6 

2 letters words from 'sash'

AH 5AS 2
HA 5SH 5

All 4 letters words made out of sash

sash assh ssah ssah assh sash sahs ashs shas hsas ahss hass ssha ssha shsa hssa shsa hssa ashs sahs ahss hass shas hsas

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Definitions and meaning of sash



  • IPA(key): /sæʃ/
  • Rhymes: -æʃ

Etymology 1

From Arabic شَاش(šāš, muslin cloth).


sash (plural sashes)

  1. A piece of cloth designed to be worn around the waist.
    Synonyms: belt, cummerbund, obi, waistband
  2. A decorative length of cloth worn over the shoulder to the opposite hip, often for ceremonial or other formal occasions.
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sash (third-person singular simple present sashes, present participle sashing, simple past and past participle sashed)

  1. (transitive) To adorn with a sash.
    • 1796, Edmund Burke, Letters on a Regicide Peace, Letter IV to the Earl Fitzwilliam, in The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, London: C. and J. Rivington, 1826, Volume 9, p. 46,[2]
      [] the Costume of the Sans-culotte Constitution of 1793 was absolutely insufferable [] but now they are so powdered and perfumed, and ribanded, and sashed and plumed, that [] there is something in it more grand and noble, something more suitable to an awful Roman Senate, receiving the homage of dependant Tetrarchs.

Etymology 2

[circa 1680] From sashes, from French châssis (frame (of a window or door)), taken as a plural and -s trimmed off by the late 17th century. See also chassis.


sash (plural sashes)

  1. The opening part (casement) of a window usually containing the glass panes, hinged to the jamb, or sliding up and down as in a sash window.
    • 1722, Daniel Defoe, The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders, London: W. Chetwood and T. Edling, p. 91,[3]
      One Morning he pulls off his Diamond Ring, and writes upon the Glass of the Sash in my Chamber this Line, You I Love, and you alone.
    • 1823, Clement Clarke Moore, “Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas” (“The Night before Christmas”),[4]
      Away to the window I flew like a flash,
      Tore open the shutters, and threw up the sash.
    • 1908, Arnold Bennett, The Old Wives’ Tale, Book 4, Chapter 2,[5]
      She chiefly recalled the Square under snow; cold mornings, and the coldness of the oil-cloth at the window, and the draught of cold air through the ill-fitting sash (it was put right now)!
  2. (software, graphical user interface) A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.
    Synonym: splitter
  3. 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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sash (third-person singular simple present sashes, present participle sashing, simple past and past participle sashed)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with a sash.
    • 1741, Samuel Richardson, Pamela, London, Volume 3, Letter 1, p. 2,[6]
      The old Bow-windows he will have preserv'd, but will not have them sash’d,
Derived terms
  • unsashed



  • shas, šâhs, šāhs

  • SASARARA, a scolding; a blow.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)