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Definition of "sash" [sash]

  • A band or ribbon worn about the waist as part of one's clothing or over the shoulder as a symbol of rank. (noun)
  • To put a band or ribbon about (the waist). (verb-transitive)
  • A frame in which the panes of a window or door are set. (noun)
  • To furnish with a sash. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sash" in a sentence
  • "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."