Sash (?), n. [Pers. shast a sort of girdle.]

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.

 

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Sash, v. t.

To adorn with a sash or scarf.

Burke.

 

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Sash, n. [F. shssis a frame, sash, fr. shsse a shrine, reliquary, frame, L. capsa. See Case a box.]

1.

The framing in which the panes of glass are set in a glazed window or door, including the narrow bars between the panes.

2.

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 gate.

French sash, a casement swinging on hinges; -- in distinction from a vertical sash sliding up and down.

 

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Sash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sashed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Sashing.]

To furnish with a sash or sashes; as, to sash a door or a window.

 

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