shash

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Etymology 1[edit]

See sash.

Noun[edit]

shash (plural shashes)

  1. (obsolete) The scarf of a turban.
    • [1650, Thomas Fuller, “The Land of Moriah”, in A Pisgah Sight of Palestine and the Confines thereof; with the History of the Old and New Testament Acted thereon. [], London: William Tegg, published 1869, OCLC 729957916, book II, paragraph 24, page 279:
      So much for the silk in Judea, called shesh in Hebrew, whence haply that fine linen or silk is called sashes, worn at this day about the heads of eastern people.
      Spelled shashes in the 1st edition (1650).]
  2. (obsolete) A sash.

Etymology 2[edit]

Imitative?

Noun[edit]

shash (uncountable)

  1. (television) Synonym of snow (random pattern of dots when there is no signal)
    • 1997, Paul Kriwaczek, Documentary for the Small Screen
      Even productions designed for office or home video viewing usually need a title sequence to mark off the empty tape, hiss and shash from the prepared recording []
    • 2012, Paul Farley, Michael Symmons Roberts, Edgelands: Journeys Into England's True Wilderness (page 159)
      No one sees shash now, but it was naked television. Shash was the term for those black-and-burst patterns that danced across the screen when there was nothing being broadcast.
References[edit]
  • 1976, Brian Armstrong, The Glossary of TV Terms (page 80)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for shash in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Navajo[edit]

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Compare Ahtna sos.

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shash

  1. bear (animal)

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Western Apache[edit]

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shash

  1. bear