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Sense: 1
Date: 1500-1600
Language: Arabic
Origin: shash 'fine cloth'
Sense: 2
Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Probably from French ch√Ęssis; CHASSIS

sash

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
sash [countable]
1DCC a long piece of cloth that you wear around your waist like a belt
2DCC a long piece of cloth that you wear over one shoulder and across your chest

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